...Masahiro Tanaka apparently hurt his right leg while running 50 meter dashes during pre-game practice yesterday. It also seems his injury could keep him from participating in the All-Star game.
...The Eagles fell to 9 games under 500 for the first time this season.
...Sponichi blames Todd Linden, Andy Phillips, and to a lesser degree, Randy Ruiz, for the team's offensive woes. Seems Sponichi is also seems to think their problems are making veteran players like Takeshi Yamasaki and Norihiro Nakamura press harder at the plate.
Nakamura - 76 G, .339 / .448 / .787
Yamasaki - 74 G, .289 / .425 / .714
Ruiz - 23 G, .300 / .378 / .678
Linden - 31 G, .308 / .290 / .598
Phillips - 26 G, .283 / .296 / .579
...The Eagles announced that they released an iPhone app chock full of Eagles' news and information (player profiles, event information, game updates, and plenty more).