...Toshiya Sugiuchi dropped tonight's game against the Rakuten Eagles. Sugiuchi has not won a game at Kleenex Stadium since 4/2/2006.
...Toshiya Sugiuchi will likely get tonight's start against the Rakuten Eagles at Kleenex Stadium. The last time Sugiuchi started a game at Kleenex Stadium (4/2) he gave up 5 runs (all earned) over 6 innings of work and suffered his first loss of the season.
...Hiroki Kokubo could be batting out of the 4-hole again.