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Hanshin Tigers News and Notes: November 1, 2010 Evening Update

by on Nov.01, 2010 @ 10:33 pm, under NPB

The Hanshin Tigers re-signed Kazuhito Futagami for 14M yen (down 1M yen from last year).

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The first day of Tigers fall camp lasted about 7 hours.  The Tigers also held an evening practice session for a number of players after dinner.

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Takumi Akiyama tossed about 60 pitches in the bullpen on the first day of fall camp.  He also worked on his quick delivery to the plate (with runners on base).

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Tomoaki Kanemoto showed up at Naruohama on Sunday and apparently spent time getting treatment on his right shoulder and working on various strengthening exercises.

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Seems Shunsuke Fujikawa's right elbow is apparently feeling better now.

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Minoru Iwata held a bullpen session on Sunday and threw about 60 pitches.  Seems he didn't have a very good session.

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Ikketsu Sho will be joining the Chinese Taipei national baseball team for practice (he's on the roster for the Asian Games) beginning on the 7th.  Until then, he'll be at fall camp.