4/23/2010 1:55am JST
...Norichika Aoki may have suffered a minor sprain in his left ankle while running hard to leg out an infield single in the 6th on Thursday night. He ended up staying in the game after getting his ankle tape.
4/22/2010 2:10pm JST
...Masanori Ishikawa pitched well on Wednesday night but came away with a no decision (the game ended in a 2-2 tie). Ishikawa managed to snap a four game losing streak and has yet to record his first win of the season.
...Rally killers: the duo of Jamie D'Antona and Aaron Guiel have not been doing very well as of late:
Guiel: 2-for-34 with 15 strikeouts
D'Antona: 4-for-36 with 18 strikeouts