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Rakuten Eagles: February 9, 2012

by on Feb.09, 2012 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB

Batting Practice Bullpen Sessions

Thursday

  • Luis Terrero took sixty-one swings and hit four over the fence.  He also hit twenty-two baseballs toward left, nineteen toward center, and fourteen toward right. (Nikkan Sports)

Wednesday

  • Satoshi Nagai threw forty pitches in the bullpen.  He also had the catcher sit for the first time since the start of spring camp. (Sports Hochi)
  • Keiji Uezono faced Naoto Inada and Toshihito Abe situational during batting practice and allowed eleven hits on sixty-three pitches.  Daisuke Kato faced Fuminori Yokogawa, Toshiya Nakashima, and Ginji Akaminai and threw seventy pitches.  Kato also hit Nakashima in the left elbow. (Sponichi)

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The Eagles had the day off today.

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The Eagles closed out their first block of spring camp with a thirty minute run on the beach.

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Masahiro Tanaka tossed six bullpen session during the first block of spring camp (February 1 - February 8).

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All seven members of the 2011 draft class relaxed at Bade Haus Kumejima (Dee Sea Spa & Resort) earlier this morning.  And four members of the 2011 draft class (twenty and older) visited a liquor plant for Kumejima's Kumesen on their day off today. 

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The team has ordered about 200 Virus Blockers (CL-40, three pack, 2,500 yen) and will hand them out to players, staff, and media members.