=== 4/20/2010 5:05am JST
...Kenta Asakura worked out with the Ichi-gun roster on Monday. It seems likely that he'll be promoted at some point over the next three days for a start during that Yakult series that begins on Tuesday.
=== 4/19/2010 9:08pm JST
...11-10-0 (3rd place): The Dragons finished a week in which they recorded two consecutive walk-off losses and a three-game sweep by the Hiroshima carp. They did manage to take the three game series against the Yokohama Bay Stars, 2-1.
...Masahiko Morino went 12-for-26 (.462) with 3 homers and 10 RBIs this past week (6 games).
...Kento Yachi was taken off the active roster on Monday, after being promoted on the 16th. He was ejected from the game on Sunday (his first official NPB appearance) after hitting Eishin Soyogi in the head in the 8th inning.