Yudai Ono threw 30 pitches in the bullpen on Wednesday (squatting catcher).
Daiki Yoshikawa strained his back and worked out under separate a training program on Wednesday. Yoshikawa suffered the injury during practice sessions on Monday (January 23). The injury is not considered serious.
Morimichi Takagi will likely go with Masahiro Araki at second and Hirokazu Ibata at short this season after the two players talked it out with each other and contacted the team with their thoughts.