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Yokohama Bay Stars: March 24, 2012

by on Mar.24, 2012 @ 11:50 pm, under NPB

Batting Practice

Saturday

  • Alex Ramirez took around fifty swings during pre-game batting practice and hit six over the fence. (Nikkan Sports)

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Masaaki Koike batted clean-up today because Norihiro Nakamura felt discomfort in his left knee.  Nakamura is expected to play on Sunday.

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Kiyoshi Nakahata told reporters today that Yuki Kuniyoshi will start the home opener on April 3 (vs Chunichi).

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Alex Ramirez did some jogging, played some catch, and took some batting practice on Friday.  And while he did not warm-up or taking fielding practice with the Ichi-gun team today, he did participate in pre-game batting practice.

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Yuki Kuniyoshi has not allowed a run over eighteen consecutive exhibition game innings (span of four games).

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Takayuki Kajitani has ten stolen bases in eleven attempts through sixteen exhibition games.

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The Bay Stars announced today that they will pray for a successful season at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu on March 27.  Fans will be welcome to join them between 10:30am and 11:00am.