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Hiroshima Carp Spring Camp News and Notes: February 22, 2011

by on Feb.22, 2011 @ 4:33 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, 4-2 (5 innings).

Kenta Maeda started the game for the white team and did not allow a run over 2 innings of work.  Maeda retired the first two batters he faced before allowing a single to right to Tomonori Maeda.  After that, he retired the next four batters in a row.  He also topped out at 145km/h.

Dennis Sarfate retired the side in order (ground out and two strikeouts) and topped out at 152km/h.  Bryan Bullington started the game for the reds and, despite walking two batters in a row after recording the first out, managed to get by without allowing a run over his inning of work; he topped out at 143km/h.

Takahiro Aoki retired the side in order for the reds in his one inning of work.

Yesterday's intra-squad game:

The reds beat the whites, 4-2 (5 innings).

Jumpei Shinoda started the game for the whites and allowed an unearned run over 2 innings of work.

Kiyoshi Toyoda tossed an inning in relief for the white team and gave up 3 runs on 2 hits.

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Yuya Fukui (1st round) is scheduled to toss a bullpen session (around 50 pitches) and another round of BP during the final block of spring camp (2/24 - 2/27).  And if he doesn't run into any problems, he could pitch in one of 8 exhibition games that are scheduled to take place in Hiroshima.