Hiroki Kokubo's strikeout in the 4th inning of tonight's game against the Seibu Lions made him the eleventh player in NPB history to strikeout 1,500 times over their career. Source: Sponichi 8/22/2012
Nippon Ham Fighters
Yuki Saito's workouts on Wednesday included: playing catch, infield drills, and dashes in the outfield between the foul poles. He also threw about a hundred pitches into a net for the second straight day. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/22/2012
The Eagles will be auctioning off game-worn autographed Eagle Star uniforms between 10am on August 30 and 23:59 on September 9. A portion of the proceeds will go towards supporting earthquake orphans.