Games from the 27th:
Kazuo Matsui went 1-for-3 with 2 runs scored, a walk, and a strikeout against the triple-A Portland Beavers on the 27th. Matsui started second and batted eighth.
Akinori Iwamura went 1-for-3 with 3 runs scored and 3 walks against the triple-A Toledo Mud Hens on the 27th. Iwamura started at second and batted first. It was his first minor league game since being optioned to Indianapolis on the 22nd.
Koji Uehara was activated from the DL on the 27th.