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Nippon Ham Fighters: February 11, 2012

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

Terrmel Sledge showed up to practice today with his hair cut down low -- he apparently cut it himself.

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If 7th round draft pick Takumi Oshima wants a shot at making the active roster on opening day, it might have to be as a left-handed bat off the bench since he still needs more work as a catcher and there is no way he will DH, assuming Terrmel Sledge fills that role.

Sports Hochi mentions Oshima could be converted to a first baseman.  But that is a fairly crowded position: Atsunori Inaba, Micah Hoffpauir, and possibly Kensuke Tanaka.

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Kenshi Sugiya was picked off during each of the two intra-squad games on February 8 and 9.