=== 8:22pm JST
...Alex Cabrera was held out of the starting line-up on Tuesday due to pain his in his back. The team will take a wait-and-see approach with Cabrera before sending him to a hospital for a check-up.
=== 4:15pm JST
...Takahiro Okada does not have a hit in his last 14 plate appearances. On Monday, he spent about an hour working on his swing with batting coach Kozo Shoda. Okada has hit 6 home runs, but is only batting .189 (14-for-74).