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Yomiuri Giants: February 17, 2012

by on Feb.17, 2012 @ 11:53 pm, under NPB

Shigeo Nagashima visited both Ichi-gun and Ni-gun camp today.

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The Giants plan to field their best possible line-up on Saturday against Hiroshima.  That could mean John Bowker second, Hisayoshi Chono third, Shinnosuke Abe fourth, and Shuichi Murata fifth.  Players like Michihiro Ogasawara, Taishi Ota, and Daisuke Fujimura will likely fill out the bottom of the order.

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Ryuichi Kajimae was examined at a hospital in Miyazaki after he was hit by a pitch in the head during Thursday's intra-squad game and was diagnosed with a contusion.

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Toshiya Sugiuchi's next outing could come on either February 22 (vs LG at Okinawa Cellular) or February 23 (vs Hanwha at Okinawa Cellular).  After that, he will likely get a start on March 3 (vs Seibu at Tokyo Dome).