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Hiroshima Carp: February 20, 2012

by on Feb.20, 2012 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice


  • 1st round draft pick Yusuke Nomura gave up five could-be hits during batting practice.  Twenty-four of the forty-nine pitches he threw went for balls. (Sponichi)  Or twenty-three went for balls. (Sports Hochi Oasaka)


The Carp had the day off today.


Yoshihiro Maru worked out a Tenpuku Stadium on his day off today.  His workouts lasted about two hours and included running and weight training.  Maru will be joining the Ichi-gun team tomorrow.


Shota Dobayashi also worked out at Tenpuku Stadium on his day off today and spent about fifty minutes taking batting practice.

====== UPDATE 2/21 @ 12:52am

The Carp announced on Monday that they will be holding tours at Mazda Stadium this year.  Admission will be 1,000 yen for adults and 500 yen for children.  Tours will run about eighty minutes and include views of the bullpen, dugout, and locker room.