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Chunichi Dragons: Some more notes from Wednesday’s game against the Samsun Lions

by on Feb.18, 2010 @ 3:32 pm, under NPB, Spring Camp

=== 2/19/2010 12:14am JST

...Dionys Cesar hit a home run off Hitoki Iwase during a simulated game on Thursday.  Cedar hit a 1-1 slider that was clocked at 126km/h on the radar gun.

...Kazuhiro Wada is likely the only player with a secured spot in the outfield so far.

=== 2/18/2010 3:32pm JST

...Additional notes from Wednesday's practice game against the Samsung Lions:

Edward Valdez topped out at 145km/h.

Akinobu Shimizu gave up 1 hit during his inning of work and struck out 2.  He topped out at 144km/h.

Akihiro Maeda entered the game as a pinch hitter in the 6th and walked.  In his next at bat in the 9th, he hit a solo homer.

The Lions beat the Dragons, 4-2.

...With his scoreless inning on Wednesday, Shimizu has now thrown 3 innings of 1 hit ball in two appearances (his other appearance came on the 13th against the Samsung Lions).