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Rakuten Eagles: January 25, 2012

by on Jan.26, 2012 @ 12:13 am, under NPB

Akinori Iwamura worked out at Kleenex Stadium On Wednesday for the first time this year.  Workouts included playing catch, fielding practice, and BP.

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The Eagles announced on Wednesday that Rakuten Eagles Softball School will open in April.

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Masahiro Tanaka worked out with Yu Darvish in Miyazaki for about a week (January 6 - January 12).  He then moved on to working out with some teammates in Chiba (January 13) before returning to Sendai on Monday (January 23).

Tanaka also gained 6kg before dropping 3kg and is now at 97kg.

Tanaka's workouts with Darvish:

9am until noon - running, trunk strengthening exercises
noon until 12:30pm - playing catch
12:30pm until after 2:00pm - after lunch, weight training (flip-flopping between upper and lower body)

protein drinks five times a day.