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Chunichi Dragons: February 15, 2012

by on Feb.15, 2012 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB

Batting Practice Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice


  • Jorge Sosa hit five over the fence during batting practice. (Sponichi)


  • Masahiro Yamamoto threw 110 pitches in the bullpen on February 10 and 111 pitches on February 12. (Nikkan Sports)


Kenshin Kawakami worked out under a different training schedule today because of inflammation in his right hamstring.  Kawakami's condition does not appear to be severe; his status for tomorrow's practice is still unknown.


Katsuya Nomura visited Chatan camp today.


Of the forty-six pitches Masahiro Yamamoto threw during batting practice on Tuesday, eleven went for balls.


The Dragons announced today that softball pitcher Yukiko Ueno will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Thursday's practice game against the Samsung Lions.


Daola will be making appearances at two schools Thursday morning -- Chatan Dai Ni Elementary and Chatan Dai Ni Kindergarten.

======= UPDATE 2/16 @ 12:06am

Kimiyasu Kudo visited Chatan camp on Wednesday.  He also spent some time watching Masahiro Yamamoto toss a bullpen session.