Nobuhiro Matsuda played in a Ni-gun game against Hanshin today (first game action in about two months): started at third, batted ninth, and walked in his one at bat during the game. He also handled one ground ball without any problems. Matsuda was removed from the game after the 5th. Source: Nikkan Sports 9/25/2012
The Hawks announced that Levi Romero and Angel Castro will be leaving Japan -- Romero on Wednesday and Castro on Thursday. Source: Nikkan Sports 9/25/2012
The Buffaloes set a new franchise record tonight with their twelfth straight loss.
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Naoya Masuda recorded his thirty-ninth hold point tonight and tied the NPB rookie record set by Tadashi Settsu in 2009. Source: Daily Sports 9/25/2012