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Softbank Hawks: February 7, 2012

by on Feb.07, 2012 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB

Batting Practice Bullpen Sessions

 

Tuesday

  • Masahiko Morifuku threw forty-one pitches.  Toru Hosokawa caught session. (Nikkan Sports)

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

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Sho Iwasaki tossed fifty-one pitches during batting practice today.

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3rd round draft pick Masayoshi Tsukada took early batting practice today -- he spent about an hour taking BP in the cages against a machine.  Batting coach Yasuo Fujii kept a close eye.

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Takahiro Mahara rejoined the team today after leaving the team to get his right shoulder examined.

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Wily Mo Pena stepped into the batter's box in the bullpen during sessions thrown by Keisuke Katto and Hiroki Yamada on Monday.  With the help of an umpire, he worked on learning the strikezone.

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Kenji Otonari faced Keisuke Kaneko and Kenta Imamiya during batting practice on Monday and threw fifty-four pitches.

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Seiichi Uchikawa told reporters on Monday that he wants to play in every exhibition game on the schedule, provided that he is feeling good.

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Avispa Fukuoka (soccer) manager Koji Maeda visited Koji Akiyama today and exchanged uniforms with him.

====== UPDATE 2/8 @ 2:32am

Toru Hosokawa likes to practice his bunts with just his right hand.