...Naoyuki Shimizu apparently has thick leg bones, which means he's less prone to leg injuries. Or at least that's what the chief trainer is telling reporters. Shimizu has taken 5 batted balls off his body this season including one off his knee on 4/29.
And speaking of Shimizu, he not only tossed his first shutout since 8/28/2008, but he also became the first pitcher on the team to complete a game.
...The Bay Stars beat the Hawks for the first time since 6/20/2007.