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Yakult Swallows Spring Camp News and Notes: February 3, 2011

by on Feb.03, 2011 @ 7:23 pm, under NPB

This post will be updated throughout the day.

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Masanori Ishikawa tossed his third straight bullpen session today.  He originally wasn't planning on tossing the session, but decided he would after his shoulder go warm during infield practice drills.

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Various groups in the city of Urasoe presented the Swallows with a number of food items, including 30kg of Agu Pork, 5kg of shrimp, 4 cases of pork, 120 ice creams, 10 cases of Orion beer, and 6 cases of Hirami lemon juice, before practice today.

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Wladimir Balentien took 69 swings of the bat and hit 5 over the fence during BP yesterday.

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Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi tossed 111 pitches (all fastballs) in the bullpen yesterday.  It was his second bullpen session in as many days.