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Hanshin Tigers: February 13, 2012

by on Feb.13, 2012 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB

Batting Practice Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Monday

  • Takahiro Arai took 106 swings during lunchtime BP and hit twelve over the fence. (Daily Sports)  Or 110 swings and hit fifteen over the fence during lunchtime BP. (Nikkan Sports)

Monday

  • Shinobu Fukuhara faced Craig Brazell and Matt Murton during batting practice and allowed ten could-be hits on thirty-nine pitches.  Yuya Ando faced Kenji Jojima and Shunsuke and allowed nine could-be hits on forty-eight pitches.  Shunsuke hit one over the fence. (Daily Sports)
  • Kyuji Fujikawa threw forty-two pitches and allowed three could-be hits during batting practice.  He faced batters like Keiichi Hirano, Kentaro Sekimoto, Takahiro Arai, and Takashi Toritani. (Daily Sports)
  • Hiroyuki Kobayashi faced Takashi Toritani, Keiichi Hirano, Kentaro Sekimoto, and Takahiro Arai and threw forty pitches, all fastballs.  This was his first batting practice since the start of spring camp. (Daily Sports)

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The team worked on a tag up play today where runners on first and third with one out tagged up on fly balls hit to foul territory.

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Tokyo Kokusai University baseball team manager Takeshi Koba visited Ginoza camp on Sunday.

Team owner Shinya Sakai also observed practices today (second straight day).

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The Tigers drew 12,000 fan on Sunday.