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Hiroshima Carp Spring Camp News and Notes: February 12, 2011

by on Feb.12, 2011 @ 2:44 pm, under NPB

This post will be updated throughout the day.

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Today's practice game against the Nippon Ham Fighters:

The Fighters beat the Carp, 10-5.

Takeru Imamura started the game and tossed two shutout innings while allowing 2 hits.  Imamura did struggle with his control over his fastball, but still managed to keep the Fighters at bay.

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The media learned yesterday that Hideo Nomo was once again invited to be a special temporary pitching coach during spring camp.  He will be working with the team between 2/15 and 2/25.

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Kyoshi Toyoda actually faced Chad Tracy, not Bryan Bullington, during BP yesterday.  Daily Sports had the wrong information.

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Yuya Fukui (1st round) threw 21 pitches to a standing catcher in the bullpen yesterday.  It was his second session in as many days.