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Yomiuri Giants: January 23, 2012

by on Jan.23, 2012 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB

The Giants posted their Ichi-gun spring camp player assignments today (the entire 2011 draft class will begin at Ni-gun).

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Hayato Sakamoto attended a fan meeting at a hotel in Tokyo today.  About 300 fans, mostly women, attended the event.

On Sunday, Sakamoto, Daisuke Fujimura, and Daisuke Nakai worked out together for about three hours.  Workouts included playing catch and catching/fielding practice.

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Daisuke Ochi returned from Hawaii on Sunday and was back at Giants Stadium working out today.

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Ryosuke Miyaguni worked out at Giants Stadium today and told reporters that his right ankle was now at about 70-80%.

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Shuichi Murata wants to be fully prepared to play whenever he is asked during spring camp.

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The media learned on Sunday that Shigeo Nagashima is planning to visit spring camp on February 17 and 18.  Nagashima push for a two day visit because he wants a chance to watch players at both Ichi-gun and Ni-gun camps.

Nagashima canceled his visit last year after catching a cold.

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The Giants will be selling special group ticket packages for 15 or more people.