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Masahiro Tanaka threw 63 pitches to a squatting catcher today; Hisashi Iwakuma threw about 80 pitches to a standing catcher.
During morning shouts on the beach near the hotel today, Shinya Okamoto shouted that he wanted to appear in more games than the uniform number he wore (61).
Senichi Hoshino told reporters yesterday that Manabu Mima (2nd round) was a candidate to close games. As such, Hoshino plans on trying Mimi out as a closer during an intra-squad game on the 11th.