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Softbank Hawks News and Notes: December 19, 2010

by on Dec.19, 2010 @ 6:25 pm, under NPB

Nobuhiro Matsuda is apparently done with his attempt to learn the OF position as Nikkan Sports reports that he'll focus solely on playing third base next season.

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Seiichi Uchikawa will be ready to play anywhere the team wants him to -- in addition to his OF glove and first baseman's glove, Uchikawa also apparently has his infielder's glove with him as well.

Over his career: 240 games at first; 183 games at second; 12 games at third; 31 games at short; and 363 games in the outfield.

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While on the team's victory trip to Hawii: Tsuyoshi Wada spent about an hour (from 7:30am) running around in parks and on the beach on the 17th.