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NPB: WBC Camp opens, training officially begins tomorrow

by on Feb.15, 2009 @ 7:39 am, under NPB, WBC

WBC training camp opened today in Miyazki. 33 players on the primary selection list were called to camp. The final roster of 28 will be hammered out by the 25th. (The link also has a bunch of photos from the first day of WBC camp.)

And in other news...

...The Nippon Ham Fighters have decided to sign infielder Luis Jimenez to a contract. No other details are currently available. Jimenez played for the Washington Nationals AAA farm club last year.

...Training camp photos from February 15th (Sanspo).

0 comments on “NPB: WBC Camp opens, training officially begins tomorrow

  1. knucklehead7

    Jimenez has had some decent numbers in the minor leagues (career .285/.369/.471 line), but he’s only had 172 at-bats in AAA. It will be interesting to see what he’s capable of with the Fighters.