=== Practice Games ===
Chunichi Dragons 1 - Hiroshima Carp 1
- CHU: Yuta Muto started the game and tossed four shutout innings while allowing three hits.
- CHU: 2nd round draft pick Katsuki Matayoshi entered the game in the 9th and gave up a two-out double to Jun Hirose, but got Shota Dobayashi to ground out to short to end the inning.
- CHU: Shuhei Takahashi was the starting designated hitter and batted third. He went 0-for-2.
- HIR: Bryan Bullington started the game and gave up a run on two hits over four innings of work.
- HIR: Ryuji Yokoyama retired the side in order in the 7th (G1, F4, F1).
- HIR: Ryuji Ichioka entered the game in the 8th with the score tied at one. He struck out two in a row and retired the side in order (Ks, Ks, F8). He topped out at 144km/h.
- HIR: Katsuhiro Nagakawa did not allow a run to score despite putting a runner on second with one out in the 9th.
- HIR: Eishin Soyogi went 2-for-2: single to center in the 2nd inning and single to center in the 5th inning.
Source: Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014, Sponichi 3/10/2014, Sports Hochi 3/10/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/11/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/11/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/11/2014, Daily Sports 3/11/2014