Yuichi Honda took about an hour of extra fielding practice at Yahoo Dome on Monday -- he worked on his tosses and his body movement when turning double plays. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/24/2012
Kyohei Nagae could get his first Ichi-gun start on Wednesday in place of the injured Yasuyuki Kataoka (second base). Other candidates include: Takuya Hara and Yuji Onizaki. Source: Sponichi 7/24/2012
Senichi Hoshino told reporters that he plans to continue giving Shintaro Masuda opportunities to bat clean-up during the second-half. Source: Sponichi 7/24/2012
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For the first time since he began playing in Japan, Seth Greisinger will be getting his own line of merchandise (t-shirt at 3,000 yen and a tote bag at 2,000 yen). The items will go on sale beginning on July 31. Source: Daily Sports 7/24/2012, Nikkan Sports 7/24/2012
Greisinger is scheduled to start Wednesday's game against Seibu.