...Even though Takeya Nakamura and Tetsuya Matsumoto are currently out with injuries, both ended up getting enough votes for a spot on the 2010 All-Star rosters. And while either player would probably love to participate, there's a good chance one (Nakamura), or both, could miss the game.
...Kenji Jojima will be participating in his first NPB All-Star game since 2005.
...The NPB announced that Seibu's Masaru Misawa won't be eligible to play in the 2010 Fresh All-Star Game due to an injury (fractured left index toe). Taking his place on the roster will be Seibu's Shogo Saito.