Yhency Brazoban, Alex Cabrera, and Brian Falkenborg are set to join the active roster.
Nippon Ham Fighters
Sho Nakata currently leads the PL with 67 RBI.
Yuya Ishii recorded a win on 1 pitch (inning ending 6-4-3 double play) during Yuki Saito's start on the 8/8 against the Rakuten Eagles. Last night, Ishii notched another victory in a game that Saito started, this time on 2 pitches (ground out to the pitcher).
Hiromichi Fujiwara was added to the active roster yesterday after spending over a year working his way back from left elbow surgery (June 2010). His Ni-gun numbers from this year: 9 G, 1-2, 37 IP, 42 H, 2 HR, 12 BB, 35 SO, 14 R, 11 ER, 2.68 ERA.
Seung-Yeop Lee's walk-off homer last night (against Seibu at Kyocera Dome) was his first since he hit one off Kei Igawa on 8/1/2006 (against Hanshin at Tokyo Dome).