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Yomiuri Giants: Day Off

by on Feb.24, 2010 @ 12:53 pm, under NPB, Spring Camp

=== 2/25/2010 am 1:00am JST

...Masafumi Togano worked out for about an hour on his day off.  He'll be joining Ichi-gun camp on the 25th.

...Micheal Nakamura will likely rejoin the team for practice on Thursday.  He told reporters that he was feeling really sick and had to spend about 8 hours at the hospital on Tuesday.  Nakamura added that he was feeling fine now.

=== 2/24/2010 12:53pm JST

...Micheal Nakamura was diagnosed with acute gastroenteritis on Tuesday.  He is currently listed day-to-day.

...Taishi Ohta did not collect a hit in 16 trips to the plate during practice games before being demoted to Ni-gun.  He also didn't do much to impress the coaches with his fielding either, making three miscues in his last three games.

...Hisayoshi Chono's righty / lefty splits: is 5-for-18 against righties and 6-for-8 against lefties.

...Additional notes from Tuesday's practice game against the Doosan Bears:

Masahide Kobayashi tossed a shutout inning and gave up 1 hit; he only needed 9 pitches.  It was his first "game" since 7/12/2009.

Hayato Sakamoto started at short and batting 1st.  He collected two hits.

Seung-Yeop Lee hit two doubles in two back-to-back at bats.