...Takeya Nakamura was taken off the active roster due to pain in his right elbow. Seems the team wants to give him some complete rest and then see how his elbow is doing.
...Kenta Matsushita practiced at Seibu II Stadium earlier today and told reporters that his shoulder was feeling better and he planned on getting his arm ready for his first bullpen session by playing long-distance catch.
...Hideaki Wakui won his start against the Hanshin Tigers last night, making him 5-0 in 5 starts.
...Yasuyuki Kataoka picked up his second walk-off hit of the season last night.