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Softbank Hawks: February 12, 2012

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

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Sunday

  • 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)

Saturday

  • 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)

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

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The Hawks drew 22,000 fans today.

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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.

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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.