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Hiroshima Carp Spring Camp News and Notes: February 16, 2011

by on Feb.16, 2011 @ 6:08 pm, under NPB

This post will be updated throughout the day.

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Today's intra-squad game:

The reds beat the whites, 5-2 (6 innings).

Yuki Iwami (3rd round) did not give up a run over an inning of work, but did allow a hit.  He also topped out at 134km/h.

Dennis Sarfate also made an appearance and tossed a shutout inning in relief while allowing a hit.  He topped out at 149km/h.

Chad Tracy collected 2 hits and had an RBI.

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Yuya Fukui (1st round) threw 50 pitches in the bullpen (sitting catcher).  It was his second session in as many days.  Special temporary pitching coach Hideo Nomo also watched on.

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Kenjiro Nomura, Ni-gun manager Ryuzo Yamasaki, and chief player rep Yoshiyuki Ishihara visited Udo Jingu today in order to pray for a successful season.

Nomura was also presented with about 20 kg of flounder and about 100kg of Japanese amberjack (fish) today from the city Saiki, Oita.  Saiki is Nomura's home town.

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Jumpei Shinoda and Jun Hirose tried out the e-TAX system today.