...Ryoji Aikawa will likely return to the starting line-up tomorrow against the Softbank Hawks. Aikawa suffered a blow to the left shoulder while blocking the plate during a game against the Orix Buffaloes on 5/29.
...The Swallows got into Fukuoka today a little late after their train was delayed by an accident.
...The Swallows finished out the month of May 3-16-1 (1-6-1 at home and 2-10 on the road).
... The last time the team finished out a month with just three wins (in a month where they played at least 20 games) was in 10/1970.