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Around the NPB Horn: Lions announce their Spring camp schedules

by on Dec.26, 2009 @ 12:48 am, under NPB

Seibu Lions

...Today was the last day of work before the Lions' front office closes for the New Year's holiday.

...The Lions also announced their Spring camp schedules on Friday.  Group A (primarily Ichi-gun) will report to Nango, Miyazaki between 2/1 and 2/26 while Group B (primarily Ni-gun) will report to Tokorozawa, Saitama between 2/1 and 2/8 and Haruno, Kochi between 2/10 and 2/24.  Further details to be released in January.

Yakult Swallows

...Tsubakuro signed a multi-year deal with the Swallows worth 2,896 yen plus incentives.  Of course, 2896 can actually read "Tsubakuro" so this is just a cute publicity stunt by the club.  There are some images of the signing at the link provided.

Yomiuri Giants

...Shun Tono finished off his final training session of the year with some running and weight-lifting.