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Seibu Lions Spring Camp News and Notes: February 19, 2011

by on Feb.19, 2011 @ 3:56 pm, under NPB

This post will be updated throughout the day.

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Today's intra-squad game:

Kazuhisa Makita (2nd round) was a starter and tossed 3 shutout innings while allowing 3 hits.

Fumiya Nishiguchi was the other starter and gave up 2 runs on 4 hits over 3 innings of work.  Nishiguchi had a strong start and ended up allowing all 2 runs and 4 hits in his third inning of work.

===== 2/19 @ 10:09pm

Alex Graman faced G.G. Sato, Haruki Kurose, and Hideto Asamura during BP today and threw 40 pitches while allowing 6 could-be hits.  This was Graman's second BP since the start of spring camp.

Graman is scheduled to make an appearance during a practice game on the 22nd.

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The Lions and the Lions' players group announced today that they'll be donating 3M yen to volcano relief efforts in Miyazaki.

===== 2/19 @ 3:56pm

Tatsuya Oishi (1st round) will probably pitch 2 innings during tomorrow's intra-squad game.

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Hideto Asamura stayed back for extra fielding and batting practice yesterday.  While Asamura's primary position is shortstop, he's willing to play anywhere in the infield.