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Nippon Ham Fighters: February 13, 2012

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

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Monday

  • 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)

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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).

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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.

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

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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.

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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.