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Nippon Ham Fighters: February 13, 2012

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

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice


  • Masaru Takeda threw forty-four pitches during batting practice and allowed six could-be hits.  This was his first batting practice outing during spring camp. (Nikkan Sports)


Atsunori Inaba spent about an hour taking extra batting practice after general workouts today.  Inaba is expected to begin playing in games beginning on February 18 (vs Samsung).


Hideki Kuriyama told reporters on Sunday that he may call 7th round draft pick Takumi Oshima up again to Ichi-gun for their practice game against the LG Twins on February 14.


Talento Monta Mino visited Nago camp on Sunday and interviewed Yuki Saito for a segment on his morning TV program.

====== UPDATE 2/14 @ 1:19am

Head coach Junichi Fukura observed Ni-gun camp on Monday as part of a movement to help coaches get a better feel for the entire organization.


Haruki Nishikawa worked out at Ni-gun camp on Monday for the first time since he started playing in a string of Ichi-gun practice games that began February 8.  Nishikawa also stayed back after general workouts in order to get in extra fielding practice, BP, and weight training.