Central League - Hitoki Iwase (Chunichi Dragons)
Pacific League - Hayato Terahara (Orix Buffaloes)
Tetsuya Utsumi told reporters the first pitch he throws during the All-Star series will be a fastball. He will probably pitch in Game 3 of the series.
Yuki Saito may get to pitch in both Game 1 and Game 3 of the All-Star series. If he does, he'll become the first "starter" to do so since Hideo Nomo in 1990.
The Chiba Lotte Marines are planning on inviting 100 earthquake/tsunami survivors (children and their guardian) from Asahi, Chiba to Game 2 of the All-Star series (QVC Marine @ 14:00). The Lotte player's association will provide for the tickets while the team will pay for transportation.