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Chunichi Dragons Spring Camp News and Notes: February 9, 2011

by on Feb.09, 2011 @ 8:42 pm, under NPB

This post will be updated throughout the day.

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Owner Bungo Shirai visited Chatan Stadium today to watch the Dragons work out.  He also met and spoke with Hiromitsu Ochiai for about 3 hours.

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Kenichi Nakata threw 101 pitches in the bullpen today.  Nakata is hoping to throw anywhere from 1,600 pitches to 1,800 pitches before the end of spring camp.

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Hitoki Iwase threw 60 pitches in the bullpen today.

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The four batters Maximo Nelson struck out during situational BP yesterday: Tony Blanco on a slider; Masahiko Morino on a fork; Joel Guzman on a slider; and Felix Carrasco on a fork.

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The Donoue brother both took part in situational BP yesterday and combined for 5 hits -- Takehiro 3 hits and Naomichi 2 hits.