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Softbank Hawks: February 12, 2012

by on Feb.12, 2012 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice


  • Renyel Pinto faced ten batters during situational batting practice and did not allow a hit and struck out seven.  Angel Castro threw thirty-four pitches in the bullpen. (Sponichi)


  • Sho Iwasaki faced nine batters during situational batting practice and allowed two hits and struck out three.  He also topped out at 147km/h. (Sponichi)


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


The Hawks drew 22,000 fans today.


3rd round draft pick Masayoshi Tsukada was excused from practices today because he was not feeling well (he also missed practices on Saturday with a fever).  His test for the flu came back negative.  Soichiro Tateoka was called up from Ni-gun to take Tsuakada's spot.

1st round draft pick Shota Takeda worked out with the Ni-gun team today after missing practices yesterday because he was not feeling well.


Angel Castro told reporters today that he threw his bullpen session at about 80-85%.

====== UPDATE 2/13 @ 1:37am

The Softbank Hawks Miyazaki Support Group presented the team 100 kabayaki eels on Sunday.