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Chiba Lotte Marines: February 17, 2012

by on Feb.17, 2012 @ 11:26 pm, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Friday

  • 1st round draft pick Takahiro Fujioka threw fifty-one pitches in the bullpen. (Daily Sports)

Thursday

  • 4th round draft pick Naoya Masuda threw 107 pitches in the bullpen.  This includes about twenty shutos. (Sports Hochi)

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The Marines received ten kilograms of high quality kumquats from the Kushima Fan Support Group today.

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Shota Koike is trying to land a spot on the opening day roster as a back-up catcher.

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Yoshihisa Naruse and Yuki Karakawa will be starting pitchers for Saturday's intra-squad game.

1st round draft pick Takahiro Fujioka, 2nd round draft pick Yuhei Nakaushiro, and 4th round draft pick Naoya Masuda are all scheduled to pitch in Sunday's intra-squad game.

1st round draft pick Fujioka is also scheduled to pitch in a game against the Yomiuri Giants on February 26.