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Yomiuri Giants: March 25, 2012

by on Mar.26, 2012 @ 4:37 am, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Sunday

  • Hiroki Sanada threw about fifty pitches in the bullpen. (Nikkan Sports)

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Hiroki Sanada tossed a bullpen session on Sunday after his Ni-gun start on Saturday was washed out due to the rain.

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The Yomiuri Giants' offense is sputtering: they have not scored a run since the 6th inning of Wednesday's game against the Yakult Swallows.  That's twenty-one consecutive innings without a run.

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Bob Melvin told reporters that Ryosuke Miyaguni was a "young and wonderful pitcher.  He has confidence and he made an impression on me."

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Sponichi figures that starting rotation will include: Tetsuya Utsumi, Hirokazu Sawamura, Toshiya Sugiuchi, Dennis Houlton, Shun Tono, and Miyaguni.

2 comments on “Yomiuri Giants: March 25, 2012

  1. Steve

    Miyaguni was damn impressive last night. 19 years old, facing an MLB squad and he strikes out 9 in 5 IP?

    OK, last time I say anything nice about the Giants.

    1. Gen Post author

      Do you feel dirty now?

      Seriously though, Miyaguni looked pretty impressive last night. He was mixing speeds and some of the A’s looked a little foolish against him. He should be a lot of fun to watch this season.

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