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Yakult Swallows: Spring camp roster changes

by on Feb.14, 2010 @ 2:51 pm, under NPB, Spring Camp

=== 2/15/2010 2:23am JST

...Masanori Ishikawa threw 52 pitches during BP on Saturday.  Takahiro Araki saw 28 pitches and collected 10 could-be hits, including a home run.  Hiroyasu Tanaka saw 24 pitches and picked up 3 could-be hits.

...Tony Barnette threw 52 pitches (including his slider, two-seamer, and change) during BP on Sunday.  He faced three batters and gave up 3 could-be hits.  Barnette also had some problems with his control, throwing 25 pitches for balls.

=== 2/14/2010 2:51pm JST

...The following changes were announced on after practice on Saturday:

Promoted to Ichi-gun camp

Shingo Kawabata, Satoshi Nishizaki, Mikinori Kato, Rafael Fernandes, Masakazu Fukukawa, Yasushi Iihara, and Yusuke Kajimoto

Demoted to Ni-gun camp

Yuki Tanaka (tightness in his right shoulder), Hiromitsu Takagi, Hidehiro Okamoto, Ryohei Kawamoto (left flank injury),  Ryosuke Morioka, and Jun Matsui.