This post will be updated throughout the day.
Today's practice game against the Samsung Lions:
Five pitchers combined to toss a no-hitter -- Yu Darvish pitched 3 shutout innings; Masao Kida walked a batter but also got a GIDP; Hisashi Takeda and Masaru Takeda each tossed perfect innings; and Tomoya Yagi closed things out with 3 shutout innings. 27 batters, 0 hits, 0 runs.
Micah Hoffpauir and Sho Nakata each hit homers in the game.
===== 2/24 @ 11:58pm
Nakata has hit 5 homers in 8 games since 2/12.
===== 2/24 @ 10:02pm
If Sho Nakata continues to hit well, he could earn a spot somewhere in the middle of the lineup.