Hichori Morimoto should be back in the starting line-up (in left and batting second) tonight against the Orix Buffaloes. Morimoto convinced the coaches he was ready to play during practice on Sunday: he didn't appear to have any difficulties playing catch, taking fielding practice out in left, and hitting during BP.
In other team news:
Bobby Keppel will likely start tonight's game against the Orix Buffaloes. Keppel apparently spent All-Star break relaxing with his family in Sapporo. He told reporters that he felt refreshed, both mentally and physically.