...Naomichi Donoue recorded his first pro hit last night. The hit (a single to center) came in his third at bat in the 8th inning off Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM). Prior to last night, Donoue was 0-for-7 over 6 games since 2008.
...Wei-Ying Chen lost to the Yomiuri Giants last night. Chen hasn't had much luck against the Giants since his last victory against them on 7/28/2009. Since then, he's gone 0-4 over five starts and one relief appearance.