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Yomiuri Giants: January 10, 2012

by on Jan.10, 2012 @ 11:36 pm, under NPB

Today's workouts for the 2011 draft class included a 3,000 meter run.  Ikusei 6th round pick Takahiro Watanabe recorded the best time at 11 minutes and 52 seconds.

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Tatsunori Hara gave a lecture at Kokusai Budo University today.

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Toshiya Sugiuchi worked out in Satsumasendai, Kagoshima today.  Other players like Minoru Iwata (HAN) and Masahiko Morifuku (SOF) were also part of the group.  Workouts included running, playing catch, and weight training.

Sugiuchi has been focusing on strengthening his trunk muscles this winter.

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Yuya Kubo plans to spend some time getting to know the 2011 draft class a little more during spring camp.

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In an effort to help prevent hamstring injuries this season, Shinnosuke Abe has added jump ropes to his training program (part of his daily warm-up exercises).

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Hayato Sakamoto will be joining Team Abe in Guam on 1/14.