This post will be updated throughout the day.
Today's intra-squad game:
Yu Darvish started the game for the whites and tossed a shutout inning while allowing a hit to the lead-off batter (Kensuke Tanaka). He also struck out Sho Nataka looking on a 3-2 slider with a runner on third and 2 out. Darvish threw a total 14 pitches (12 fastballs) and topped out at 150km/h.
Nakata may have struck out against Darvish, but he did hit a home run. It came off Masahiro Inui (3rd round) in the 9th with a runner on first and 2 out.
===== 2/19 @ 10:31pm
The Fighters drew about 1,300 fans today.
The Fighters announced today that Tomohiro Nioka will be joining the Ichi-gun roster toomorrow after spending some time working out at Ni-gun due to pain in his right elbow.