Masahiro Yamamoto was taken off the active roster today since the Dragons do not have any plans to use him over at least the next ten days. Source: Sports Hochi 7/13/2012
Nippon Seimei conducted a poll which included a question about which player fans thought would become a good coach. Twelve veteran players were listed and Shinya Miyamoto took first. Source: Sponichi 7/13/2012
Hirokazu Sawamura lost about three kilograms in June because he was not feeling well. He is now back to ninety-six kilograms after making adjustments to his meals and training exercises. Source: Sponichi 7/13/2012
Ryosuke Miyaguni joined the Ichi-gun players for workouts on Thursday. Miyaguni threw about fifty pitches in the bullpen and is slated to make his next start against Chunichi at Nagoya Dome on Sunday.
The Tigers drew a season low 30,710 to Koshien on Thursday. Source: Daily Sports 7/13/2012