The Samurai Japan University Team training camp in Hiratsuka started on Tuesday. The team played exhibition games on Wednesday and Thursday. They are scheduled to fly out to the United States on Friday for workouts overseas ahead of the start of Haarlem Baseball Week on July 10.
July 2 - Batting Palace Soseki Stadium Hiratsuka
- Seigi Tanaka started the game for Samurai Japan. He tossed two shutout innings, gave up one hit, walked none, and struck out four.
- Seishiro Sakamoto tied the game in the 9th with a triple to right.
- Seigo Yada won the game when he walked with the bases loaded and the score tied at three in the bottom of the 9th.
- Kazayuki Muto was the starting designated hitter and batted third. He recorded two hits and two RBI.
July 3 - Batting Palace Soseki Stadium Hiratsuka
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- Haruhiro Hamaguchi started the game for Samurai Japan. He gave up a run on no hits and struck out six over three innings of work.
- Yuki Yoshida followed Hamaguchi and tossed two shutout innings while allowing one hit.
- Eigoro Mogi tied the game at one with an RBI single to center in the top of the 8th.
- Daiki Tanaka allowed the game-winning run to score on a double to left in the bottom of the 8th.
- Mitsubishi Hitachi's Motoharu Fukuchi started the game and tossed five shutout innings. He allowed just one hit and struck out eight.