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Nippon Ham Fighters News and Notes: January 9, 2011

by on Jan.09, 2011 @ 5:53 pm, under NPB

Makoto Kaneko, Takayuki Kanamori, Yusuke Uemura, Naoto Inada (YOK) worked out in Kasugai, Yamanashi today (playing catch, taking fielding practice, BP).

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Yu Darvish began his 2-week training session in Miyazaki on Saturday.

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Ryo Sakakibara worked out at his Alma mater (Kansai Kokusai University) on Saturday.  His goal for the 2011 season: 50 games and an ERA in the 2s.

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Dai-Kang Yang (Yoh) worked out at Kamagaya on Saturday.  Yang (Yoh) recently had a chance to watch Andre Agassi play some tennis in Taiwan and was impressed at how well he moved to the sides.  In an effort to capture some side-to-side footwork goodness, Yang (Yoh) spent parts of his winter in Taiwan working out with Yen-Hsun Lu's (Twaian's top tennis player) trainers.