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Rakuten Eagles: Rakuten chairman to watch intra-squad game on the 17th

by on Feb.15, 2010 @ 5:16 pm, under NPB, Spring Camp

...Makoto Kosaka joined Kumejima camp on Monday after spending time working out in Sendai.  Kosaka was diagnosed with a herniated disk in his lower back.  He worked out at Ni-gun on Monday under a completely different training menu.  Kosaka is considered day-to-day.

...Rakuten chairman Hiroshi Mikitani will be dropping by Eagles' camp on the 17th to watch their intra-squad practice game.  Hisashi Iwakuma, Masahiro Tanaka, Satoshi Nagai, and Juan Morillo will likely all pitch that day.

The game will likely be played out using the 1 inning 5 out rules.  Both Iwakuma and Tanaka will likely pitch 2 innings.

...Kensuke Uchimura received 43 boxes of chocolates for Valentine's day, tops on the club.