From August 16:
|Norichika Aoki||MIL||8/16||CIN 6
|RF||5||0||0||0||0||1||1||.276||Batted lead-off. G6, G6, Ks, L8, Fo2.|
|Munenori Kawasaki||TOR||8/15||DNP||Placed on paternity leave list. Wife gave birth to the couple's first child, a boy, in Toronto.|
|Hiroyuki Nakajima||OAK||8/15||DNP||From a Susan Slusser tweet on Friday: "#Athletics outright Hiro Nakajima to @RiverCats, which means he is off the 40-man roster. Could be prelude to adding someone to 40-man?" She also tweeted, "...they appear to need a roster spot"|
|Hirotoshi Onaka||TEX||8/16||AZLARI 0
|RF||3||2||1||0||1||0||.231||Batted ninth. 1B7 (R), F7, G4 (force; SB; R), BB.|
|Ichiro Suzuki||NYY||8/16||NYY 10
|RF||5||1||1||1||0||1||4||.274||Batted seventh. F8, G4, Kl, G4 (force), 1B1 (RBI, R). Five away from 4,000 NPB + MLB hits.|
|Kensuke Tanaka||SF||8/16||REN 2
|LF||1||0||0||1||2||0||.324||Batted seventh. BB, F7, BB, SF9 (RBI). Replaced on defense in the top of the 8th.|
|Yu Darvish||TEX||8/12||DNP||Next start: August 18 vs Mariners.|
|Hisashi Iwakuma||SEA||8/16||SEA 3
|94-57||26||7.0||4||1||1||3||8||0||2.95||Left the game in the bottom of the 8th with Seattle up 2-1. (W, 11-6).|
|Hiroki Kuroda||NYY||8/12||DNP||Next start: August 17 vs Red Sox.|
|Toru Murata||CLE||8/10||DNP||Next start: August 17 vs Reading.|
|Hisanori Takahashi||COL||8/16||CSP 8
|41-26||12||3.0||2||0||0||2||4||0||3.91||Entered the game in the bottom of the 10th with the score tied at six. Left the game in the bottom of the 13th with the score still tied at six. (IBB 1).|
|Tsuyoshi Wada||BAL||8/12||DNP||Next start: August 18 vs Columbus.|
Seven MLB teams, including the Yankees, Red Sox, Dodgers, Giants, and Padres, were at Friday night's Rakuten-Seibu game at Seibu Dome.
Source: Sponichi 8/17/2013
According to Sanspo, eight teams were at the game: Yankees, Red Sox, Angels, Dodgers, Padres, Nationals, Giants, and Braves.
Source: Sanspo 8/17/2013
Hideki Matsui will reportedly replace Alex Rodriquez's character in the upcoming animated children's film, Henry & Me.
Source: CBS New York 8/14/2013
Former Yomiuri Giant Hiroki Sanada set a new CPBL record with the Brother Elephants by notching his twenty-seventh hold of the year during a game on the 15th.
Source: Nikkan Sports 8/17/2013