...Katsuya Nomura spoke at Sanspo's 55th Anniversary Celebration on Sunday. About 500 people showed up for the event that took place at the Rihga Royal Hotel in Osaka.
...Satoshi Nagai threw about about 90 pitches in the bullpen on Monday. He's scheduled to make a start on the 4th against the Softbank Hawks (exhibition game).
...Masahiro Tanaka apparently threw about 60 pitches in the bullpen after the game was called on Sunday. His next start will come on the 7th against the Yokohama Bay Stars (exhibition).
...The team returned to Sendai on Monday and will hold full-squad workouts on Tuesday.