As of yesterday, Takahiro Mahara was scheduled to pitch in a Ni-gun game against Hiroshima today (2 days later than originally planned due to the typhoon).
Hideaki Wakui and reporter Mika Sugisaki have apparently broken up. According to someone close to situation, the two broke up some time last month, likely due to the fact that they're both busy and have had little time to spend with each other.
The two were first reported as a dating back in July.
Nippon Ham Fighters
As of now, Yuki Saito is still on track to make his next start on 9/10 against Mashiro Tanaka and the Rakuten Eagles (at Kleenex Stadium).
Takeshi Yamasaki recorded 4 hits last night for the first time since 9/18/2009.