=== 3/4/2010 12:31am JST
...A number of players, including Hiroki Kokubo and Nobuhiko Matsunaka, stayed back after the game for extra BP.
=== 3/3/2010 4:20pm JST
...The Hawks' first four pitchers in the rotation will likely be Tsuyoshi Wada, Toshiya Sugiuchi, Kenji Ohtonari, and D.J. Houlton.
...Houlton has apparently been going to the sauna a few times a week in order to take warm & cold bathes. Going back and forth between warm and cold bathes apparently helps improves metabolism.
...Shingo Tatsumi tossed about 80 pitches in the bullpen on Monday, did some light training on Tuesday that included running, and started Wednesday's game and tossed 5 innings while giving up 2 runs on 2 homers.
...As of Tuesday, Sho Iwasaki was scheduled to start Wednesday's Ikusei League game.