...Kazuki Yoshimi was / is scheduled to join the Ichi-gun roster for practice today. Yoshimi played some catch and ran some sprints at Nagoya Stadium yesterday. On the 12th, he started a Ni-gun game against Orix and tossed 2 shutout innings. Yoshimi could be starting an Ichi-gun game on the 18th against Yomiuri.
...The Dragons could turn to Naomichi Donoue to step in for Hirokazu Ibata. 8 Chunichi coaches watched over Donoue during BP (about 10 minutes) and fielding practice at second base (about 30 minutes) yesterday. He was / is also scheduled to join Ichi-gun practice today for a final ruling on his status.
...Masahiro Yamamoto injured his left foot during a Ni-gun outing against Orix on Sunday and re-started rehab training again yesterday. His workouts last about 4 hours and likely included treatment and weight training exercises.
...Tickets to tomorrow's Dragons game at Nagoya Dome (make-up game vs Nippon Ham Fighters) apparently are not selling very well.