The Ichi-gun Bay Stars had the day off today.
Alex Ramirez and Yuki Yoshimura visited about 870 kids at Kakazu Elementary School in Ginowan on their day off today.
Kiyoshi Nakahata told reporters today that he felt Yoshitomo Tsutsugo would be ok if he was able to play in the last five exhibition games on the schedule. He then added that coming back at 100% was top priority.
Kentaro Takasaki's next start will be in an exhibition game against the Yomiuri Giants on February 25.
====== UPDATE 2/21 @ 1:25am
The Bay Stars announced on Monday a time change for their home opener against the Chunichi Dragons on April 3. The home opener will begin thirty minutes later than scheduled (from 6:00pm to 6:30pm) in order to account for an opening day ceremony.