...Hisashi Takayama was taken off the active roster today with a right hamstring injury. Seems he suffered the injury at some point near the end of the Inter-league season.
...The Lions won last night and became the first team in the NPB to win 40 games this year. This is the 10th time in franchise history that the Lions were the first team in the NPB to win 40 games in a season. The last time they did was back in 2008.
...Toru Hosokawa knocked out his 4th career grand slam last night.