...Koji Akiyama took some fielding practice at third base prior to today's game against the Seibu Lions.
...Depending on how Nobuhiko Matsunaka does on the 11th against Ni-gun Chunichi, he could be added to the active roster on the 12th, just in time for Inter-league play.
...Bum-Ho Lee was the players responsible for breaking up Hideaki Wakui's bid for a no-hitter on Friday night -- he led off the bottom of the 9th with a double to left. Lee also ended up being the only player with a hit in the game as Wakui went on to toss a 1-hit shutout.
...Tsuyoshi Wada was frustrated with his start on Friday night and said to reporters, "I had no velocity and no movement. My off-speed pitches too... Everything was off..."