...Seiichi Uchikawa's comments on earning his domestic FA option:
"This is a big decision. I want to concentrate on the current season, but I'd like to think about it before the season ends. ... At this point, I can't imagine wearing another uniform. ... I do want to play on a good team."
The Bay Stars would like to keep Uchikawa on the team and are apparently planning on sitting down and talking to him at some point during the season.
...Shuichi Murata recorded in his 100th career Inter-league RBI last night (vs Seibu).
...Seiichi Uchikawa is set to earn his domestic FA option today.