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Orix Buffaloes: February 7, 2012

by on Feb.07, 2012 @ 11:58 pm, under NPB

Batting Practice Bullpen Sessions

Monday

  • Dae-Ho Lee took fifty-nine swings during regular BP and hit four over the fence.  This was in addition to the 102 swings he took during lunchtime BP. (Sports Hochi Osaka) Going back to the lunchtime BP, close to 70% of the baseballs he hits were hit between center and right. (Sankei)  And over half went for could-be hits. (Tokyo Shimbun)

Tuesday

  • Hiroshi Kisanuki threw 104 pitches. (Nikkan Sports)
  • Hayato Terahara threw sixty-two pitches, mostly fastballs. (Nikkan Sports)
  • Chihiro Kaneko threw twenty-one pitches before having to stop because of stiffness in his right elbow.

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Hiroshi Kisanuki faced Takahiro Okada and 7th round draft pick Shuhei Kojima during batting practice today and threw fifty-two pitches.  Kisanuki hit the bullpen after tossing batting practice.

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Chihiro Kaneko had to cut his bullpen session short today because of stiffness in his right elbowAkinobu Okada later told reporters that he did not think it was serious and that Kaneko would likely be back up and throwing in no time.

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Hayato Terahara threw a bullpen session today after canceling one on Monday.

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Ming-Chieh Hsu started throwing again on Monday.  Hsu was working out under a separate program after he started experiencing tightness in his lower back on January 3.