Yoshio Itoi started taking things slow during workouts on Tuesday. According to people involved, Itoi started feeling some discomfort in his right side during practices on the 16th. He spoke to coaches during warm-ups on Tuesday and was shifted to a lighter workout schedule. He will be monitored over the next two to three days. There are currently no plans for him to visit the hospital.
Coaches did not disclose the possibility of an injury to reporters and Itoi said he was told not to reveal anything about his condition.