Yoshio Itoi suffered a bruise when a batted ball him in the right arm.
Itoi was running poles in the outfield during batting practice on February 21. While he was in right, a ball by Kosuke Fukudome struck him on the right arm. A couple of trainers quickly checked on Itoi. The thirty-five-year-old outfielder did not play catch or take batting practice after the incident. He suffered a minor bruise.