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Hiroshima Carp: January 28, 2012

by on Jan.28, 2012 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB

1st round draft pick Yusuke Nomura threw 30 pitches in the bullpen (standing catcher) at the Ono training facilities today.

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Kenta Maeda twisted his left leg while running on Friday -- he did not go to the hospital and just had the leg taped and iced.

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Kenjiro Nomura does not mind if Nick Stavinoha hits for a low average so long as he also hits for power.  For now, it seems he could bat fifth.  As for Kam Mickolio, he will probably be used as a set-up man.

Regarding their registered names, the team is thinking about "Nick" and "Kam" to make it easier for fans to remember.