...Tetsuya Yamaguchi was taken to the hospital after he was struck in the chest by a batted ball in the 3rd inning and diagnosed with a contusion (no broken bones).
...Hisayoshi Chono was held out of the starting line-up today. He also did not take part in pre-game practice. It seems he hurt his left hand when he dove for a ball during Saturday's game.
...The Giants' starters have yet to win a game this month.
...Takahiro Suzuki was presented with the Best Father Yellow Ribber Award for Baseball Players (ベストファーザー・イエローリボン賞 プロ野球部門) today.
...Hisayoshi Chono has hit a bit of a rough patch. Since 5/26: 4-for-45 (.089), 1 HR, 2 R, 3 RBI, .109 / .156 / .264.
...Taishi Ota was in the starting line-up for the first time in his career last night (at first base batting 8th). He went 0-for-3: ground out to short, ground out to short, strikeout.