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Softbank Hawks: February 24, 2012

by on Feb.24, 2012 @ 11:54 pm, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Friday

  • Brad Penny threw thirty-nine pitches, including off-speed pitches, in the bullpen. (Nikkan Sports)

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After watching Nobuhiro Matsuda take soft-toss batting practice and deposit the ball over the fence a number of times today, batting coach Yoshiie Tachibana took some swings of his own and managed to hit one over on his twenty-fifth swing.

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Duskin presented the Hawks with 300 donuts from Mister Donut today.

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Hiroyuki Kawahara is scheduled to start Saturday's exhibition game against the Hiroshima Carp.

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The Hawks currently have twenty pitchers at Ichi-gun camp and will drop that down to between twelve and thirteen.