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Softbank Hawks Pre-season News and Notes: February 25, 2011

by on Feb.25, 2011 @ 8:52 pm, under NPB

This post will be updated throughout the day.

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Pitching coach Ikuo Takayama told reporters that Hiroki Yamada will be starting tomorrow's exhibition game against the Hiroshima Carp.

The Ichi-gun group (A Group) also started their workouts at Yahoo Dome today (about 2.5 hours).

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The Hawks showed off the "champion blue" uniforms they'll be wearing between 7/18 and 7/20 for Hawks' Festival 2011 in Yahoo Dome (鷹の祭典2011 in ヤフードーム).  Seiichi Uchikawa, Tadashi Settsu, and the Softbank father dog modeled the uniforms.