The first day of spring camp lasted about ten hours: from 7am until around 5pm.
Senichi Hoshino showed up on the field at around 6:58am.
Takahiro Shiomi participated in early morning (around 7:20am) calisthenics on the beach.
The Eagles have set up three home plates in the batting cages: the first, 18.44 meters away from the machine; the second, 14 meters away; and the third, 12 meters away. The closer the batter gets to the machine, the faster the ball will feel (at 12 meters, pitches will appear to go around 175km/h).
The Eagles announced today that they will run a one-year softball school in Koriyama, Fukushima for elementary school kids, beginning in April. This will be in addition to the two schools they will be running in Miyagi.
Masahiro Tanaka threw 54 pitches to a standing catcher.
1st round draft pick Yoshitaka Muto threw 50 pitches. Motohiro Shima caught the session.