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Hanshin Tigers: February 15, 2012

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

Batting Practice Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Tuesday

  • Tomoaki Kanemoto faced Takumi Akiyama, Atsushi Nomi, and 4th round draft pick Kazuo Ito during situational batting practice and went 1-for-3: single to center off Akiyama, ground out to second off Nomi, and fly out to right off Ito. (Sports Hochi Osaka, Sanspo)

Tuesday

  • Atsushi Nomi threw thirty-one pitches to nine batters during situational batting practice and allowed one hit. (Sponichi, Sanspo)
  • 1st round draft pick Kazuo Ito threw forty-three pitches during situational batting practice and allowed two hits. (Sanspo)

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The Tigers had the day off today.

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Masahiro Nakatani spent about forty minutes in the batting cages on his day off today.  Nakatani batted clean-up in two practice games and went 0-for-8.

He also took extra fielding and batting practice after Tuesday's practice game against Hiroshima -- he chased down 112 baseballs during fielding practice and saw 142 pitches during batting practice.

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Yamato returned to Ginoza after Tuesday's game and spent about an hour on bunt practices.

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Issei Morita, Shunsuke, Kenichi Tagami, Haruki Kurose, Ryota Arai, Hiroki Uemoto, and Yamato were amongst the other players that worked out at Ginoza Stadium today.

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Valentine's Chocolates Rankings: Yutaka Wada (15), Tomoaki Kanemoto, Kyuji Fujikawa, Shinobu Fukuhara (14 each), Shinjiro Hiyama (9), Ryota Arai (8), Hiroki Uemoto (7), Yuya Ando, Keiichi Hirano, Takahiro Arai (6 each).