...Minoru Iwata is scheduled to throw a simulated game at Ni-gun on the 5th.
...Kenji Johjima played in his first exhibition game of the year on Wednesday; he batted fourth and was the starting catcher. Johjima also picked up his first hit in the 1st inning with a runner on first and 1 out.
...Akinobu Mayumi wants to see Casey Fossum throw a little longer before deciding whether he belongs in the starting rotation.
...Takashi Toritani, Masashi Nohara, and Ryo Asai all went out to dinner (ジンギスカン) on the Tuesday.