The Eagles worked out in Kurashiki, Okayama today. They will be based out of Kurashiki through to March 15.
Senichi Hoshino practiced throwing at a distance of about eighteen meters with head coach Koichi Tabuchi on Thursday. Hoshino is slated to throw out the ceremonial first pitch to Tabuchi on Saturday.
Darrell Rasner is scheduled to pitch in Saturday's exhibition game against the Chiba Lotte Marines. This will be his first outing of the year.
The Ichi-gun players are planning to visit children living in/near earthquake disaster areas on March 28. The Yuriage region in Natori, Miyagi is one possible location.