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Rakuten Eagles: Phillips hits a home run against Swallows

by on Feb.24, 2010 @ 7:04 pm, under NPB, Spring Camp

=== 11:06pm JST

...Additional notes from Wednesday's practice game against the Yakult Swallows:

Koji Aoyama started and gave up 2 runs over 3 innings of work.

Kohei Hasebe threw 2 innings in relief and gave up 2 runs.

Daisuke Kusano hit a 2-run single in the 9th inning.

The Eagles beat the Swallows, 8-6.

=== 2/24/2010 7:04pm JST

...A note from Wednesday's practice game against the Yakult Swallows:

Andy Phillips hit a home run off Tony Barnette and a double off Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi.

...Additional notes from Tuesday's practice game against the Chunichi Dragons:

Masahiro Tanaka topped out a 146km/h.  He faced 14 batters and threw 56 pitches (28 for strikes).

Wataru Nishimura ended up the game with 2 hits and an RBI.

Yosuke Takasu entered the game as a defensive replacement in the 4th.  He drove in 2 runs in the 6 with a bases loaded single, and drove in a third run in the 7th on a sac fly to left.

The Eagles' offense collected a total 14 hits.

...Tuesday's practice game was Takasu's first game of Spring camp.  He had been taking things slowly due to pain in his left ankle.