=== Practice Games ===
Hanshin Tigers @ Seibu Lions
- HAN: Kazuhito Futagami started the game and tossed four shutout innings.
- HAN: Kazuya Tsutsui entered the game in the 5th and gave up two runs on four hits in two innings of work. He also committed a throwing error on a grounder back to the mound with runners on first and second and one out in the 6th. He was slated to go three, but the outing was cut short because of his performance.
- HAN: Naoto Tsuru relieved Tsutsui and did not allow a run over two innings.
- HAN: Kazuyuki Kaneda retired the side in order in the 9th.
- HAN: Rytota Imanari got the start at third and batted third. He went 3-for-4: 2B9 RBI, 1B6, G1, 1B7.
- HAN: Ryota Arai started at first and batted fifth. He went 1-for-2: 1B7, BB, F8.
- HAN: Hayata Ito made the starting line-up in right and batted sixth. He went 2-for-3: F6, 1B8, 1B9, BB.
- HAN: Ryutaro Umeno was the starting catcher and batted seventh. He went went 1-for-3: G5, 2B7 RBI, DP6. He also threw out Yuji Kaneko trying to steal second in the 3rd inning.
- HAN: Shinta Hifumi started in left and batted eighth. He went 0-for-3: K, F3, K.
- HAN: Fumiya Hojo batted ninth and went 0-for-4: K, FC5 RBI, K, K.
- HAN: Katsuhiko Saka hit a solo home run in the 9th.
- SEI: Yosuke Okamoto started the game and gave up a run (earned) on four hits in three innings.
- SEI: Greg Reynolds entered the game in the 4th inning and gave up two runs on three hits over three innings of work.
- SEI: Ken Togame and Tomomi Takahashi eached threw shutout innings in relief. Togame gave up two hits, Takahashi none.
- SEI: Michael Bowden entered the game in the 9th and surrendered a solo home run to Katsuhiko Saka. He also committed a balk.
Source: Seibu report, Hanshin report, Daily Sports 3/2/2014, Sanspo 3/2/2014, Sanspo 3/2/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/2/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/2/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/2/2014, Sanspo 3/3/2014, Sanspo 3/3/2014, Sanspo 3/3/2014, Sanspo 3/3/2014, Sports Hochi 3/3/2014, Sponichi 3/3/2014
Chiba Lotte Marines @ Orix Buffaloes
- LOT: 1st round draft pick Ayumu Ishikawa started the game and gave up five hits but did not allow any runs to score over four innings of work. He also walked one, induced two double plays (in the 1st and 4th innings), and topped out at 146km/h.
- LOT: Shota Ishimine recorded three hits and was a home run away from hitting for the cycle.
- ORI: Takahiro Matsuba started the game and gave up five runs on seven hits over three innings of work. Three of the runs came in the 1st inning.
- ORI: 8th round draft pick Satoshi Oyama entered the game in the 6th and retired the side in order.
- ORI: Yuniesky Betancourt was the starting designated hitter and batted fifth. He flied out to second in his only trip to the plate.
- ORI: Naotaka Takehara hit a two-run home run off Ryoji Katsuki in the 8th that hit and broke a protective cover on the scoreboard.
Nippon Ham Fighters @ Hiroshima Carp
- Game canceled due to rain.
Source: Daily Sports 3/2/2014