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Yakult Swallows: Ichiba throws 240 pitches

by on Feb.08, 2010 @ 3:58 pm, under NPB, Spring Camp

=== 11:21pm JST

...Masato Nakazawa toss 33 pitches during his first  BP on Monday.  He faced two batters, Atsushi Kinugawa and Kazuhiro Hatakeyama, and surrendered 3 could-be hits.  Nakazawa will likely have a chance to pitch during an intra-squad practice game on the 13th.

=== 6:42pm JST

...Kyohei Muranaka threw 24 pitches during BP on Monday and surrendered 3 could-be hits.

=== 2/8/2010 3:58pm JST

...Yasuhiro Ichiba threw 240 pitches during his bullpen session on Sunday. He's currently working on polishing up his shuto.  Ichiba is also set to face Norichika Aoki during BP on Monday.

...Masanori Ishikawa had his hands full with a couple of fan events on Sunday.  Prior to practice, he had to take part in an opening ceremony for Urasoe 2-Day March Tedako Walk 2010.  After practice he took part in a baseball clinic for 150 elementary school kids (16 teams).

...Ryohei Kawamoto hurt his back during practice on Sunday and canceled his BP session.  He is listed as day-to-day.

...Shigeru Takada had dinner with Ni-gun manager Hiroshige Saruwatari after practice on Sunday.  The two discussed which players will be taking part in the upcoming intra-squad games that start on the 11th.