This post will be updated throughout the day.
Today's practice game against the Samsung Lions:
Kenji Tomura was the second pitcher on record and entered the game in the 4th. He threw 3 innings and gave up a run on a solo homer.
Shoji Ohiro tied the game in the 8th when he hit a single to center with runners on first and third and 2 out.
In preparation for their opening day game against the Chiba Lotte Marines on 3/25, the Eagles decided yesterday that they will be holding evening practices to help the players get used to the cold weather in Sendai.
Takahiro Shiomi (1st round) thought he'd have a chance to be with the Ichi-gun team during the exhibition game season, but it seems the coaches had a change of heart. The reason: they need to give other pitchers a look and they'd rather have him take his time and continue his training at Ni-gun. Shiomi is expected to pitch during the Ikusei League (3/1 - 3/17).