...The Bay Stars have lost 39 games this year. Of those 39 loses, 14 have been by one run.
...Stephen Randolph (left flank) joined the Ichi-gun team for practice on Saturday, Hayato Terahara (right elbow) followed on Sunday. Randolph is expected to start tomorrow's game against the Chunichi Dragons. Terahara will likely move into the bullpen as a set-up man.
...Shuichi Murata did not take part in practice yesterday because he was not feeling well. His status for today is still up in the air and will depend on how he's feeling.
...The Bay Stars will be hosting Hawaiian Festival Days (ハワイアン・フェスティバル) at Yokohama Stadium on 8/11 and 8/12 (both games vs Chunichi Dragons).