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Yomiuri Giants: January 22, 2012

by on Jan.22, 2012 @ 11:54 pm, under NPB

Team owner Kojiro Shiraishi visited Giants Stadium today for the first time since taking over in November and introduced himself to everyone that was there.  He also checked out the various facilities, played some catch, and took some soft toss BP.

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Shuichi Murata returned to Tokyo from his training session in Amamioshima today.  He will now prepare for the start of the team's joint training session that begin on January 26.

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Hayato Sakamoto and Daisuke Fujimura worked out for about four hours at Giants Stadium on Saturday.

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Team Utsumi, made up for Tetsuya Utsumi, Tetsuya Yamaguchi, Shun Tono, Jumpei Ono, Hirokazu Sawamura, and Yuki Koyama, convened at Giants Stadium at 9:30am on Saturday to begin their "second round of training sessions."

The group returned from their training session in Guam on January 20.

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Sawamura is hoping to toss one or two bullpen sessions before the start of spring camp.

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The 2011 draft class had a chance to introduce themselves to Utsumi on Saturday.