4/29/2010 2:57am JST
...Takeshi Yamasaki was given the day off on Wednesday. It was his first day off of the year.
4/28/2010 11:51am JST
...Norihiro Nakamura missed a hit-and-run sign in the fourth inning with Daisuke Kusano at first. End result: Kusano ran, was thrown out at second, and the play shows up in the box score as a caught stealing.
...Marty Brown's comment after Tuesday night's loss:
"Nagai gave us a chance to win. The offense has to come through [in these types of games]."