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Yakult Swallows: February 9, 2012

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

Batting Practice Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Wednesday

  • Lastings Milledge took thirty swings during BP and collected fifteen could-be hits. (Sanspo)

Thursday

  • Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi faced three batters during batting practice and threw threw sixty-eight pitches. (Sports Hochi)

Wednesday

  • Kyohei Muranaka threw sixty-one pitches in the bullpen.  He also sat the catcher down for the first time during spring camp. (Sports Hochi)
  • Katsuki Akagawa faced Tetsuto Yamada, Takahiro Araki, and Nariaki Kawasaki during batting practice and allowed seven could-be hits on seventy-two pitches.  He also allowed Kawasaki to take him deep twice. (Sponichi)

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Today was the last day of the second block of spring camp.  The team has the day off tomorrow.

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Tetsuto Yamada took an extra fifty minutes or so of extra fielding practice today.  Afterwards, he moved indoors and spent some time swinging the bat.

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Lastings Milledge made a couple of headlines on Wednesday because he looks like Tetsuro Degawa (comedian).

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Katsuki Akagawa is scheduled to start a practice game against Samsung on February 13.