Ryo Sakakibara and his wife Eri held a wedding ceremony in Nagoya on Sunday. About 92 people attended, including teammates Eiichi Koyano and Naoki Miyanishi. The two are scheduled to spend their honeymoon in Europe.
Masao Kida's advice to Yoshinori Tateyama:
Japanese team personnel are very organized. Don't take that same approach in the US otherwise you'll ned up stressing yourself out. And don't let that get the better of you.
Trey Hillman dropped by the Nippon Ham Fighters offices in Sapporo today. Hillman apparently arrived in Japan on the 12th and will be returning to the US on the 20th.