=== 11:05pm JST
...Looks like Randy Johnson will be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the Lions take on the Nippon Ham Fighters on 4/17.
=== 7:32pm JST
...When Hiroyuki Nakajima was held out of the line-up on Tuesday, his streak of playing in every inning of every game ended at 193 (got its start on 8/26/2008). He was held out of the line-up again on Wednesday.