...Takao Obana worked out with Takeshi Hosoyamada at Yahoo Dome today, specifically on throwing, hitting, and bunting.
Said Obana, "He's not very good, so I taught him in a way that should help him. I think he's showing improvement. He just needs to get the hang of it. The young players just don't get it. I'd like for him to know this stuff by repetition."
...Naoyuki Shimizu failed to win his 100th game of his career last night.