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Hiroshima Carp: February 13, 2012

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

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Monday

  • Kan Otake allowed ten could be hits on fifty-two pitches during batting practice.  This was his first batting practice outing during spring camp this year. (Nikkan Sports)
  • Kam Mickolio faced Tsubasa Aizawa and Ryuhei Matsuyama during batting practice and struggled with his control, throwing twenty-one of thirty-six pitches for balls.  He also allowed one could-be hit. (Daily Sports, Sanspo)
  • 1st round draft pick Yusuke Nomura threw seventy pitches in the bullpen.  It was his fourth session since the start of spring camp. (Daily Sports)  Or seventy-eight pitches. (Nikkan Sports)

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Baseball analyst Mitsuo Tatsukawa caught three of 1st round draft pick Yusuke Nomura's pitches in the bullpen today.

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NPB Commissioner Ryozo Kato, 1st round draft pick Nomura's parents, and Meiji University manager Tatsuya Yoshinami visited Okinawa camp today.

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Kenta Maeda told reporters on Sunday that he threw his bullpen at 80-90%.

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Team owner Hajime Matsuda gave Tomohiro Abe three kendamas on Sunday to help relax his knees when fielding and hitting.