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Orix Buffaloes: Team owner Miyauchi visits camp on Saturday

by on Feb.13, 2010 @ 4:24 pm, under NPB, Spring Camp

=== 8:53pm JST

Saturday's intra-squad practice game notes:

So Taguchi hit a 2-run double off Takehito Kanazawa in his third at bat.  He grounded out to second and struck out in his first two at bats.

Tomotaka Sakaguchi had 3 hits; Takeshi Hidaka picked up 2.

Osamu Hamanaka and Shinji Shimoyama both hit home runs.

Daisuke Nobue retired the side in order in his one inning of work: he struck out Ikki, got Makoto Shiozaki to ground out to second, and Masahiro Abe fouled out to first.

=== 2/13/2010 4:24pm JST

...Team owner Yoshihiko Miyauchi visited Buffaloes' camp on Saturday.  He met with the Ichi-gun players before practice, then visited Ni-gun camp.  Miyauchi returned to Ichi-gun camp before noon and watched a few pitchers throw bullpen sessions.  He told reporters he's more excited about the upcoming season than he was last year.

...Daisuke Kato threw 51 pitches during his first stint as BP pitcher on Friday while Masato Nishikawa threw 47 pitches.

...Shogo Yamamoto held a bullpen session on Friday and threw 180 pitches.