Hiroshi Kisanuki was taking things slow at Ni-gun camp because of an injury to his left calf. He tossed 140 pitches in the bullpen on the 13th and joined the rest of the Ni-gun players in regular workouts on the 14th. Assuming no setbacks, he could still be ready for the start of the regular season.
Source: Sports Hochi 2/15/2014
Shohei Otani will likely continue to pitch in games on six days of rest. That could mean outings on February 22 (vs Lotte), March 1 (vs Hiroshima), and March 8 (vs Hanshin). The game on March 8 will be at Koshien Stadium. If he pitches on March 8, he will be taking the mound at Koshien for the first time since 2012.
Source: Daily Sports 2/15/2014
3rd round draft pick Hiromi Oka will most likely get the start in right and bat fifth during an intra-squad game on the 16th.
Source: Sponichi 2/15/2014