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Yomiuri Giants: Feburary 2, 2012

by on Feb.02, 2012 @ 11:58 pm, under NPB

The Giants started their workouts indoors today because of strong wind and cold temperature.

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Shuichi Murata is going with the high sock look.

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Tatsunori Hara spent about five minutes giving Taishi Ota tips on hitting while watching Murata take BP on Wednesday (Hara was using Murata as a reference model).

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Shinnosuke Abe caught Ryosuke Miyaguni's bullpen session on Wednesday.

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Batting Practice Bullpen Sessions

Wednesday

  • John Bowker took fifty-two swings and hit two over the fence. (Sanspo)
  • Shuichi Murata took forty-seven swings and hit none over the fence. (Sanspo)

Thursday

Wednesday

  • At around 12:06pm on Wednesday, Toshiya Sugiuchi began his bullpen session. Fifteen TV cameras and twenty photographers covered the session. And of the eighty pitches he threw, twenty-one were sliders. And as mentioned yesterday, he really only meant to throw about fifty pitches. (Sanspo)