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Practice Games from February 24, 2012

by on Feb.24, 2012 @ 11:47 pm, under NPB

[Post will be updated as needed - LAST UPDATE 2/25 @ 2:42pm]

Samsung Lions vs Rakuten Eagles (@ Onnason Akama)

Lions 7 - Eagles 1

  • The Eagles scored just one run on eight hits. [Nikkan Sports]
  • 1st round draft pick Yoshitaka Muto started the game and allowed four runs on four hits over three innings of work.  All four runs came around to score in the 2nd inning when Muto gave up three hits and walked two. [Daily Sports, Nikkan Sports]
  • Ryohei Isaka following Muto and gave up three runs over three innings of work. [Nikkan Sports]
  • Yasunori Kikuchi tossed a shutout inning in relief and allowed one hit, a lead-off single to center. [Nikkan Sports]
  • Ginji started at third and batted second.  He went 2-for-4: fly out to center, fly out to left, single to center, and an infield single. [Nikkan Sports, Sanspo]
  • Akihisa Makida started in right and batted fourth. With a runner on first and one out in the 6th inning, Makida hit an RBI double to right-center.  He also hit into a double play in the 8th inning with the bases loaded and one out. [Sanspo, Nikkan Sports]
  • Akinori Iwamura was the starting DH and batted fifth.  He went 1-for-4: single to left in his first at bat. [Sanspo, Nikkan Sports]

Chunichi Dragons vs LG Twins (@ Chatan)

Dragons 4 - Twins 0

  • Kazuki Yoshimi started the game and tossed two shutout innings while allowing two hits.  He topped out at 139km/h.  Hitoki Iwase and Takuya Asao also made appearances and each tossed a shutout inning in relief. [Sanspo, Nikkan Sports]
  • 1st round draft pick Shuhei Takahashi started at third and batted fourth.  He went 1-for-4: one-out solo homer to right-center in the 4th inning. [Daily Sports]

B Group (Ni-gun) Softbank Hawks vs Doosan Bears (@ Miyazaki)

Hawks 10 - Bears 4

  • Juan Carlos Paniagua started the game and tossed three shutout innings while allowing two hits.  He also hits 153km/h.  Wanel Mesa pitched two shutout innings and hit 154km/h. [Sponichi]
  • Yuki Yanagita collected a double to right. [Sanspo]