...Mike Schultz was taken off the active roster today with pain in his lower back. With Katsuhiro Nagakawa out with a bad right leg, the Carp had been relying on Schultz to be their closer.
...Kenta Maeda picked up his third shutout victory (and first 1-0 victory) of his career on Saturday. The last Hiroshima pitcher to win a 1-0 game was Kan Otake against Yomiuri on 10/10/2009. The last Hiroshima pitcher to toss a 1-0 walk-off victory was Shinji Sasaoka against Chunichi on 9/4/1999.
...Masato Akamatsu picked up his first pro walk-off hit on Saturday.