=== 2/15/2010 2:23am JST
...Masanori Ishikawa threw 52 pitches during BP on Saturday. Takahiro Araki saw 28 pitches and collected 10 could-be hits, including a home run. Hiroyasu Tanaka saw 24 pitches and picked up 3 could-be hits.
...Tony Barnette threw 52 pitches (including his slider, two-seamer, and change) during BP on Sunday. He faced three batters and gave up 3 could-be hits. Barnette also had some problems with his control, throwing 25 pitches for balls.
=== 2/14/2010 2:51pm JST
...The following changes were announced on after practice on Saturday:
Promoted to Ichi-gun camp
Shingo Kawabata, Satoshi Nishizaki, Mikinori Kato, Rafael Fernandes, Masakazu Fukukawa, Yasushi Iihara, and Yusuke Kajimoto
Demoted to Ni-gun camp
Yuki Tanaka (tightness in his right shoulder), Hiromitsu Takagi, Hidehiro Okamoto, Ryohei Kawamoto (left flank injury), Ryosuke Morioka, and Jun Matsui.