Ryota Igarashi arrived in Arizona on Sunday (Monday in Japan). On Monday, Igarashi spent more then 5 hours working out and also had a chance to play some catch with Daisuke Matsuzaka.
Akinori Iwamura started his pilgrimage on Tuesday.
Hideki Matsui won the 2009 Mainich Sports Honorable Mention for his accomplishments during the World Series. He couldn't make the awards ceremony but did submit a video message.
Matsui is currently working out in Los Angeles.