This post will be updated throughout the day.
The Swallows' Ichi-gun roster has the day off today.
===== 2/16 @ 10:52pm
Yoshinori Sato, Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi, and Masato Nakazawa worked out at Urasoe Stadium on their day off today. Nakazawa also celebrated his 26th birthday today.
===== 2/16 @ 2:57
Sanspo notes that Shohei Tateyama 8 could-be hits to Ryosuke Morioka and Tsuyoshi Ueda during his 55-pitch BP appearance yesterday. He threw all his off-speed pitches, other than his curve. Tateyama is currently scheduled to start a practice game against the Orix Buffaloes on the 21st.
Masanori Ishikawa faced Yasushi Ihara and Kazuhiro Hatakeyama during his 48-pitch BP outing yesterday and allowed 7 could-be hits. He also threw his new 120km/h sinker 3 times (which sinks low and away to right-handed batters). Ishikawa is currently scheduled to start a practice game against the Nippon Ham Fighters on the 20th.