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Seibu Lions Spring Camp News and Notes: February 20, 2011

by on Feb.20, 2011 @ 2:55 pm, under NPB

This post will be updated throughout the day.


Today's intra-squad game:

Tatsuya Oishi (1st round) was a starter and did not allow a run in 2 innings of work (0 walks, 1 hit).  He also topped out at around 140km/h.

Yusei Kikuchi was the other starter and gave up 4 runs on 5 hits over 2 innings of work.  3 of the 4 runs came on a 3-run homer by Tatsuya Takeno.

Inning recap for Oishi and Kikuchi:

Top of the 1st - Oishi
Shogo Saito: F6, Haruki Kurose: G4, Yoshihito Ishii: BB, Dee Brown: F5

Bottom of the 1st - Kikuchi
Hideto Asamura: Double to left, Hiroyuki Oshima: sac bunt, Hiroyuki Nakajima: BB, Takeya Nakamura: SF8, Nakajima caught stealing

Top of the 2nd - Oishi
G.G. Sato: Ks, Hiroshi Hirao: G5, Ginjiro: F8

Bottom of the 2nd - Kikuchi
Hisashi Takayama: single to right, Shogo Akiyama (3rd round): single to right, Tatsuyuki Uemoto: sac bunt, Tatsuya Takeno: 3-run HR to left, Tomoaki Sato: single to left, Asamura: G1, Oshima: G4.


Tatsuya Oishi (1st round) tossed 55 pitches in the bullpen yesterday; Yusei Kikuchi planned on a 30-pitch session but ended up throwing 72.