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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.


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).


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.