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Orix Buffaloes: February 3, 2012

by on Feb.03, 2012 @ 11:58 pm, under NPB

Batting Practice Bullpen Sessions

Friday

  • Dae-Ho Lee took seventy-seven swings and hit six over the fence using a one kilogram training bat.  He also hit one an estimated 140 meters. (Daily Sports)
  • Shinji Takahashi took seventy-six swings and hit five over the fence. (Daily Sports)

Friday

  • Chihiro Kaneko threw twenty pitches to a standing catcher and twenty-one pitches to a squatting catcher.  This was his first session during spring camp. (Daily Sports).

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Today was the end of the first block of spring camp for the Buffaloes.  The team has the day off tomorrow.

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Ming-Chieh Hsu cut his practices short today after he started feeling tightness in his lower backKoji Yamasaki also left practices early after he hurt his back during fielding practice.

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Dae-Ho Lee took 58 swings with a one-kilogram training bat during indoor BP on Thursday.  His regular bat will be slightly lighter than the one he used last year, from 930-940 grams to 920-930 grams.

Lee told reporters on Thursday that he was at 40-50%.