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Softbank Hawks: February 5, 2012

by on Feb.05, 2012 @ 11:58 pm, under NPB

Batting Practice Bullpen Sessions
 

Sunday

  • Kazuyuki Hoashi threw fifteen pitches to a squatting catcher.  This was his first session during spring camp. (Daily Sports)

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13,000 fans visited spring camp today.

The Hawks planned to a host a youth baseball clinic after practice today, but had to cancel because of the rain.  In place of the clinic, they held a autograph session for kids.

The players also threw autographed baseballs into the stands before practices today.  They are scheduled to do something similar on February 11.

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The Hawks received thirty kilograms of Ise shrimp and sixty kilograms of katsuo from two Miyazaki (fishery) groups today.

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The eight players that were required to attend morning practices today left the team hotel at 7:45am.

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5th round draft pick Shinya Kayama faced Tu-Hsuan Lee and 3rd round draft pick Masayoshi Tsukada during batting practice today and allowed three could-be hits.

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Takahiro Mahara left the team today in order to get additional testing on his right shoulder.