...Kodai Sakurai was taken off the active roster today due to poor performance.
...Randy Messenger will likely get today's start against the Yokohama Bay Stars.
...Tomoaki Kanemoto made about 10 throws from left field toward a cutoff man near second during pre-game fielding practice yesterday (charging the ball and throwing). Simulated fielding will be Kanemoto's next step.
...Akihiro Yano could be ready to begin taking BP sometime next week.