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Softbank Hawks: March 28, 2012

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

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice


  • 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)


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


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.


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


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