...Yu Darvish is started today's game on 5-days of rest. It's his first outing on 5-days of rest this year. His next start will likely come on 7-days of rest (on the 29th vs Hanshin).
...The Fighters announced a new line-up of limited edition items they'll be selling during Otome Night (乙女ナイト). Otome Night takes place on the 21st and 22nd (Yokohama Bay Stars).
...Six Fighters' players visited three different elementary schools in the Sapporo area on Thursday.