The Swallows announced today that Shohei Tateyama was hospitalized because the inflammation in his left leg worsened after getting a shot for the inflammation on Friday. Tateyama reportedly had a bad reaction to the injection but is getting better and is expected to be released from the hospital on Tuesday.
General coach Takao Ise worked with Kazuhiro Hatakeyama again today and said to reporters, "Another 240 baseballs today."
Tsuyoshi Ueda may be the front-runner for the starting job in center: 9-for-34 (.265/.359/.500), three doubles, a triple, one homer, six RBI, four walks, and five stolen bases in six attempts.
Yakult Swallows began their move to their new offices in Kita Aoyama in Minato-ku today. The offices will re-open on March 21.