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Asia University begins Okinawa training; Saito hopes to throw 1,000 pitches while in the US

by on Feb.17, 2010 @ 2:46 pm, under College

43 Asia University players checked into Kochinda, Okinawa on the 16th.  Okinawa training camp begins on the 17th.

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Waseda University began their practice on the 16th.  During their camp in the US, the team will be using an MLB-regulation ball.

Yuki Saito also told reporters that he plans on throwing about 1,000 pitches (about 500 over the first 5 days) during his stay in the US.

Scouts from the Buffaloes were on hand to watch Saito on Tuesday.