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Nippon Ham Fighters: Day Off / Shigeru Kobayashi memorial ceremony to be held during game on 3/3

by on Feb.10, 2010 @ 6:18 pm, under NPB, Spring Camp

...NPB Commissioner Ryozo Kato dropped by Fighters' camp on Tuesday.

...The Fighters announced on Wednesday that they will hold a memorial ceremony for Shigeru Kobayashi during an exhibition game against the Hanshin Tigers at Sapporo Dome on March 3rd.

...Yu Darvish didn't hold a bullpen session on Tuesday.  Instead he spent his day running and lifting weights.

...After the intra-squad game on Tuesday, Masataka Nashida rounded up five catchers and held an extra session of fielding practice, just for them.  For 35 minutes, Nashida and head coach Junichi Fukura hit grounders to the catchers at a distance of about 5 meters.