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Softbank Hawks: March 3, 2012

by on Mar.04, 2012 @ 3:38 am, under NPB

Batting Practice


  • Alex Cabrera hit a homer estimated at 155 meters during pre-game batting practice. (Nikkan Sports)


  • Wily Mo Pena took forty swings during batting practice and hit seven over the fence, including a bomb to left-center estimated at 145 meters. (Sponichi)  Or forty-eight swings and six homers. (Nikkan Sports)


Wily Mo Pena on adjusting to Japanese pitchers, via Nikkan Sports: "I am not going to think about hitting home runs [right now].  I just want to make contact. ... I want to see as many pitches as possible from as many different pitchers."