...Jeff Fiorentino was taken off the active roster on the 18th due to pain in his right knee. Fiorentino was checked out at a hospital on the 19th and was diagnosed with an internal bruise in his right patella. He will likely require about 2 weeks for a full recovery. Eishin Soyogi was hit in the head on the 18th and was at Mazda Stadium for rehab on Monday. He told reporters that he was feeling fine and that he wasn't feeling any pain. Soyogi will be with the team on their road trip that begins on the 20th.
...Shota Dobayashi hit three over the fence during Ichi-gun BP on Monday.
...Tomonori Maeda will continue to give away tickets for two seats per game home game to persons with disabilities. Kenta Kurihara will be giving our four tickets per home game to kids playing little league baseball.