...Tomohisa Otnani apparently received over 50 e-mails / phone calls from various acquaintances congratulating him on his first pro victory.
...Hidetaka Kawagoe was removed from the active roster on Tuesday after he was diagnosed with bruising on his right biceps femoris. It appears he will be out 2-3 weeks.
...Ryoji Katsuki's old employer, a supermarket in Kumamoto called Sendo Ichiba (鮮ど市場), is thinking about selling special Katsuki Croquettes in celebration of his first pro start. Katsuki used to work the deep frier at Sendo Ichiba making croquettes, thus the connection.
...Footage from Tadahito Iguchi's 1,000th hit game is now online at marines.tv.