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Practice Games from February 13, 2012

by on Feb.13, 2012 @ 11:32 pm, under NPB

[Post will be updated as needed - LAST UPDATE 2/14 @ 10:21pm]

Yakult Swallows vs Samsung Lions (@ Akama)

Swallows 7 - Lions 4

Swallows' official coverage

  • Katsuki Akagawa started the game for the Swallows and allowed one run on two hits over three innings of work.  He also struck out two and topped out at 139km/h.  The one run he surrendered was on a solo homer to right in the 2nd inning. [Sponichi]
  • Kenta Abe tossed two shutout innings in relief and allow one hit and struck out two.
  • The Swallows stole seven bases.  The entire offense collected nine hits. [Sponichi]
  • Shinichi Takeuchi started at first and batted third.  He went 3-for-5 with three RBI.
  • Tetsuto Yamada started at short and batted first.  He collected a single in the 5th and stole two bases. [Sanspo]

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Rakuten Eagles Intra-squad Game

Nikkan Sports Line-ups

Reds 4 - Whites 1

  • Takahiro Shiomi started for the Reds and tossed three shutout innings while allowing two hits.  He topped out at 139km/h. [Nikkan Sports, Sponichi, Sanspo]
  • Masahiro Tanaka started for the Whites and allowed one run on four hits over two innings of work.  Tanaka threw a total forty-one pitches and topped out at 146km/h.  Kelvin Jimenez tossed two shutout innings in relief.  He did not allow any hits and struck out two. [Nikkan Sports, Sponichi]
  • Koji Aoyama allowed a run on one hit over two innings of work.  The one run he allowed came on an RBI double to left by Luis Terrero. [Sports Hochi]
  • 3rd round draft pick Takumi Miyoshi was the starting DH and batted eight.  He collected a single to center off Masahiro Tanaka in the 2nd inning. [Nikkan Sports, Sponichi]
  • Breakdown of Masahiro Tanaka's forty-one pitches: sixteen fastballs, eleven two-seamers, seven splitters, five sliders, one change, and one fast curve. [Nikkan Sports]

Orix Buffaloes Intra-squad Game

Reds 7 - Whites 1

  • Cha-Seung Baek gave up five runs on nine hits over two innings of work.  He threw one wild pitch and was called on a balk.  Three stolen bases were also stolen with him on the mound. [Nikkan Sports]
  • 3rd round draft pick Tatsuya Sato entered the game in the 5th inning for the Reds and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  He also struck out two and topped out at 144km/h.  4th round draft pick Tomoyuki Kaida entered the game in the 3rd inning for the Reds and tossed two shutout innings in relief and allowed one hit.  He also struck out two. [Daily Sports, Sports Hochi, Sponichi]