Takahiro Mahara (right shoulder) started his rehab at the Saitozaki training facilities today. The session lasted about three hours. Mahara later told reporters that his shoulder had fairly good mobility (better than expected) and that he did not want to rush himself.
Nobuhiko Matsunaka plans to invite Tohoku Earthquake victims that are taking refuge in Fukuoka to ten regular season games this year. Eight of the dates have already been decided.