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Chiba Lotte Marines Spring Camp News and Notes: February 5, 2011

by on Feb.05, 2011 @ 7:03 pm, under NPB

This post will be updated throughout the day.

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

===== 2/6 @ 1:48am

Five pitchers, including Kazunori Yamamoto and Kodai Matsumotomade appearances as BP pitchers today.

Matsumoto threw about 89 pitches and faced Naotaka Takehara, Hisao Heiuchi, Omatsu, and Kiyota.

===== 2/5 @ 11:33pm

Shunsuke Watanabe threw 122 pitches in the bullpen today (TV, neo Sports).

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Shoitsu Omatsu took 26 swings during BP today.  For his last 6 swings, Omatsu swung at full power and hit 4 over the fence.

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Ikuhiro Kiyota took 32 swings and collected 12 could-be hits during BP today -- he also worked on hitting the ball to he opposite field.

===== 2/5 @ 7:03pm

Yuta Omine felt tightness in his right ring finger and didn't do any throwing today.  Omine's scheduled appearance as a BP pitcher was also scratched today.

Said Omine, "I could probably throw if I wanted to, but I won't today.  I think I'll be ok tomorrow."