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Chunichi Dragons: Araki and Ibata continue to work on their conversions

by on Feb.05, 2010 @ 8:33 pm, under NPB, Spring Camp

=== 2/6/2010 1:21am JST

...Masahiro Yamamoto tossed BP on Friday and faced Kazuhiro Wada and Issei Nakamura.  He also hit the bullpen afterward to work on his delivery.  All told, he threw about 115 pitches.

=== 2/5/2010 8:33pm JST

...Edward Valdez threw about 30 pitches (including his slider, curve, and sinker) during BP on Friday and faced Kei Nomoto and Yusuke Matsui.

...Due to the rain on Friday, the entire team help practice indoors.  Masahiro Araki and Hirokazu Ibata, both worked on getting a better feel for their new positions, both by separately and together.

...NPB Commissioner Ryozo Kato dropped by Dragons' Spring camp on Friday.

...Kazuki Inoue is having a tough time adjusting to life as a coach.