...The Fighters are making a couple of changes to their rotation. Masaru Takeda would normally get tonight's start against the Seibu Lions, but instead, his next start will be on 7/2 against the Rakuten Eagles. Against the Seibu Lions, the Fighters will likely start Toshiyuki Yanuki, Tomoya Yagi, and Takayuki Kanamori.
...It would seem the city of Habikino is planning on building a baseball stadium using money Yu Darvish has donated to the city. According to the city, Darvish approached the mayor back in December of 2008 and offered to pay for the construction of a baseball stadium.
...The Fighters announced that they will be selling two special tickets for their last home series of the season.
100 tickets that include ceremonial first pitch baseballs - S seats at 5,500 yen
800 tickets that include Fan Festival entry ticket - C seats at 2,500 yen for adults and 1,500 yen for children