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Softbank Hawks: March 28, 2012

by on Mar.29, 2012 @ 6:21 am, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Wednesday

  • Tadashi Settsu faced six batters during situational batting practice and threw fifteen pitches. (Sports Hochi)
  • Brad Penny faced fourteen batters during batting practice and gave up three hits, struck out five, and threw a total seventy-two pitches. (Nikkan Sports)

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The Hawks held a kick-off party at a restaurant on Wednesday.

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Alex Cabrera and Hitoshi Tamura were left off the 2012 Opening Day Roster because Cabrera is nursing a bad right hamstring and Tamura is having problems with his back.

Cabrera has started taking batting, but it still unable to run.

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The Hawks announced on Wednesday that the San-gun team will play eighteen games against Ni-gun KBO teams in April, May, and July.

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Images of ten players appeared on four boarding bridges at Fukuoka Airport on Wednesday.  The images will remain up for about two weeks.