Yuki Karakawa faced Masato Watanabe and Keisuke Hayasaka during batting practice today. He threw a total sixty-two pitches, including his curve.
3rd round draft pick Daichi Suzuki started working out again today.
Sports Hochi notes that it took Shota Ishimine about thirteen steps to steal second last year. He is trying to cut that down to eleven steps this year.
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Tadahito Iguchi will be giving a bat made of white ash a try.