...Yu Darvish wasn't originally scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Tuesday. But with a start against the Rakuten Eagleson the 27th looming (exhibition game), he apparently wanted to go over a few things.
...Masataka Nashida told reporters after Tuesday's game that Bob Keppel and Buddy Carlyle will likely be in the starting rotation.
...Sho Nakata is now 3-for-15.
...Additional notes from Tuesday's practice game against the Yokohama Bay Stars:
Carlyle gave up a run (on a home run to Yuki Takamori) over 3 innings of work.
Shota Ohno not only went 4-for-4, he also hit 3 doubles and drove in 3 runs.
...Masao Kida ended up working out on every one of his days off during Spring camp this year.
...Ni-gun camp ended on Tuesday.