The Swallows have scored seventy-three runs since Inter-league play ended (ten games).
The Swallows announced that Chang-Yong Lim had reconstructive surgery on his right elbow (tibial collateral ligament) on Thursday. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/5/2012
The Giants announced that Michihiro Ogasawara injured his left hamstring while playing in a Ni-gun game against Yokohama on Thursday. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/5/2012
Diasuke Ochi was discharged from the hospital on Thursday. He will begin his rehab as soon as he is ready (he had surgery to treat ossification of yellow ligament on June 28). Source: Nikkan Sports 7/5/2012, Giants' Website
Takahiko Nomaguchi's wife gave birth to the couple's first child, a boy weight 3,720 grams, on Thursday at 6:30am. Source: Sports Hochi 7/5/2012
Brad Eldred will play in a Ni-gun game game on Friday and could join the active roster in time for the Yomiuri series that begins on July 10. Eldred took situational batting practice at Mazda Stadium on Thursday. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/5/2012