Takayoshi Noma felt discomfort in his right side during batting practice today. He ended his workouts early and returned to the team hotel for treatment. He is considered day-to-day.
[UPDATE 2/24 @ 12:03am]
Noma was examined at a hospital in Okinawa and diagnosed with a strain in his right abdominal oblique muscle. He will need two to three weeks of rest. He will report to the San-gun team for rehab.