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Chiba Lotte Marines Spring Camp News and Notes: February 4, 2011

by on Feb.04, 2011 @ 7:54 pm, under NPB

This post will be updated throughout the day.

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The Marines Ichi-gun roster has the day off today.

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Kei Hosoya worked out for about 2 hours (batting and fielding) on his day off today and told reporters he didn't plan on taking any days off because he wanted to win a starting job. ... Shota Ishimine (1st round), Atsushi Kobayashi (3rd round), and Shota Koike (4th round) and Yuta Omine took part in a traditional Ishigakijima festival called Hari today.

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Over the first three days of spring camp, Omine has tossed a total 297 pitches (that's one bullpen session on each day).

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Kazunori Yamamoto threw 81 pitches in the bullpen on Thursday.  And Nikkan Sports is looking for to the battle of the chins: Yamamoto vs Seiichi Uchikawa (SOF).