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Hiroshima Carp: Kan Ohtake tries throwing a fork

by on Feb.20, 2010 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB, Spring Camp

=== 2/20/2010 2:16am JST

...Tomohiro Umetsu threw 41 pitches during BP on Friday and gave up 2 could-be hits.  It was his first game-like outing in 201 days.  Umetsu is also scheduled to pitch in an intra-squad game on Sunday.

...Kan Ohtake faced Takuro Ishii and Tomonori Maeda during BP on Friday.  He threw 50 pitches during the sessoin and even tried throwing a fork that Hideo Nomo taught him three times.

=== 2/20/2010 11:59pm JST

...Notes from Saturday's practice game against the Yomiuri Giants:

Junpei Shinoda started and gave up 2 runs over 3 innings of work.  The 2 runs scored on a 2-run homer off the bat of Shinnosuke Abe with 2 outs in the second.

Soichiro Amaya drove in two runs in the first inning.