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