...Bill Murphy will likely get tomorrow's start against the Softbank Hawks.
...2010 Draft: The Marines have an eye on high school catcher Ayatsugu Yamashita as a possible replacement for Tomoya Satozaki. Yamashita apparently has a strong shoulder, runs the 50m in 5.9s, swings a solid bat with some pop, and also has a good glove. Sponichi notes that Yamashita is a strong candidate to be an early pick for the Marines.
...The Marines have posted stage event information for their three game series against the Orix Buffaloes (7/13 - 7/15).