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Practice Games from February 25, 2012

by on Feb.25, 2012 @ 11:27 pm, under NPB

[Post will be updated as needed - LAST UPDATE 2/27 @ 1:32am]

Seibu Lions vs Orix Buffaloes (@ Haruno)

Buffaloes 3 - Lions 2

  • Takayuki Kishi (SEI) left the game early after he took a batted ball off his right forearm in the 2nd inning with two out.  The ball came off Shuhei Kojima's bat. [Sanspo]
  • Shoji Yoshimoto (SEI) replaced Kishi and did not allow a run over 1.1 innings of work.  Yoshimoto entered the inning with runners on first and second and two out. [Nikkan Sports]
  • Hideaki Wakui (SEI) entered the game in the 4th innings and tossed two shutout innings while allowing one hit.  He threw a total twenty-eight pitches. [Sanspo, Sponichi]
  • Yusei Kikuchi (SEI) entered the game in the 8th and needed just six pitches to get out of the inning.  He did not allow any hits and topped out at 144km/h. [Sponichi, Sanspo]
  • Yuki Nishi started the game for Orix and tossed four shutout innings while allowing five hits (he allowed at least one base-runner per inning). [Nikkan Sports]
  • 3rd round draft pick Tatsuya Sato entered the game in the 9th inning for Orix and tossed a shutout inning in relief.  He also topped out at 146km/h. [Sanspo]
  • Dae-Ho Lee (ORI) started at first and batted fourth.  He went 1-for-2: single to center, line out to third.  Lee was removed from the game on defense in the 4th. [Nikkan Sports]
  • 8th round draft pick Takayoshi Kawabata (ORI) entered the game on defense in the 4th inning and with a runner on first and two out in the 6th inning, hit a homer to left off Tomoki Hoshino. [Sports Hochi Osaka]