Koji Yamasaki was the recipient of a hard slide at second by Andruw Jones during Thursday's game against the Rakuten Eagles. He said to reporters on Friday, "If yesterday was on ten [on the hurt scale], then today is a 9.8. I still have a cleat impression [on my left leg]."
Source: Sanspo 6/28/2013
Hideak Wakui was taken off the active roster on Friday because of poor performance -- he was given his first start on Thursday since May 19 and gave up five runs on seven hits over two plus innings of work.
Chiba Lotte Marines
Craig Brazell arrived in Japan on Friday. The Marines will hold a press conference for him on Saturday.
Source: Daily Sports 6/28/2013