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Yomiuri Giants: February 14, 2012

by on Feb.14, 2012 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Monday

  • Tetsuya Yamaguchi threw forty-nine pitches in the bullpen.  He also threw his new fork a number of times. (Sponichi)

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Today was the last day of the third block of spring camp for the Ichi-gun Giants and the end of the second block of spring camp for the Ni-gun Giants.  The team has the day off tomorrow.

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A number of catchers worked on a throwing drill on Monday which required them to pick up a baseball that was placed on the third base line, about nine meters away from home plate, and to throw it to first as quickly as possible.

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Sumo wrestler Hakuho visited Miyazaki camp today.  He wore the uniform number 69 and did some workouts with team.  He also threw out the ceremonial first pitch before today's intra-squad game.

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Tetsuya Yamaguchi has been working on a new fork during spring camp.

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Tatsunori Hara gave Shuichi Murata some hitting tips after batting practice on Monday.

====== UPDATE 2/15 @ 1:58am

The Giants started workouts indoors on Tuesday.

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The Giants currently have sixty-three players on the 70-man roster.

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Sumo wrestler Hakuho saw forty-one pitches during batting practice on Tuesday.

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Hisayoshi Chono, Daisuke Fujimura, and Miyaguni handed out Valentine's chocolates to ninety pre-selected women on Tuesday.