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Yakult Swallows Spring Camp News and Notes: February 23, 2011

by on Feb.23, 2011 @ 11:18 pm, under NPB

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Today's practice game against the Hanwha Eagles:

The Swallows beat the Eagles, 2-1.

Yoshinori Sato started the game and did not allow a run on 2 hits and 3 strikeouts over 3 innings.  Yoshinori was also hit by a come-backer to the mound in the 3rd, but didn't appear to have too much trouble cover first on a later play.

Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi entered the game in the 4th and threw 4 shutout innings while giving up 2 hits, striking out 6, and walking/hitting 1.

Kazuhiro Hatakeyama started in left and batted 4th.  He went 2-for-2 with an RBI.

Yasushi Ihara started in right and batted 5th.  Ihara was responsible for driving in the Swallows second run.