Takeya Nakamura took 200 swings against a pitching machine on Thursday.
Source: Sanspo 5/2/2013
Bryan LaHair told fans that he keeps himself relaxed in the batter's box by thinking about the omelette his wife makes him every morning.
Source: Sponichi 5/3/2013
Takashi Saito will likely be added to the active roster today.
Kazuya Takahori will likely be demoted to Ni-gun after giving up a grand slam to Micah Hoffpauir in the 9th inning of Thursday's game against Nippon Ham.
Source: Daily Sports 5/2/2013
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Takahiro Fujioka is not expected to miss his next start after he took a batted ball off his left middle finger in last night's game against Orix -- Dae-Ho Lee hit a grounder to the mound in the 6th.
Source: Daily Sports 5/3/2013
Takahiro Okada will likely be taken off the active roster today with pain in his left hamstring. He first started feeling discomfort in the area about a week ago and is having trouble running at full speed.
Source: Sports Hochi 5/3/2013
Shun Tono may have pitched himself out of the starting rotation with another bad start: three runs on four hits and three walks over 2.2 innings of work.