Tsuyoshi Nishioka took off for the US today out of Narita airpot. He plans on heading out to Fort Myers on the 5th to continue his training until the start of spring training on the 23rd.
Hideki Matsui visited Komatsu on Tuesday. Komatsu has been buying billboard ad space at the stadiums Matsui has been playing in, since his time with the Yankees. Matsui is also under contract (as a spokesperson) with Komatsu (since 2003).