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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.


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.