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Rakuten Eagles News and Notes: February 3, 2013

by on Feb.03, 2013 @ 11:39 pm, under NPB

Batting Practice Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice


  • Andruw Jones: thirty-eight swings, seven over the fence (five off RHP, two of LHP)

Source: Sponichi 2/3/2013, Daily Sports 2/3/2013


  • Takashi Saito: bullpen, thirty-seven pitches, squatting catcher, including seven curves
  • Brandon Duckworth: bullpen, fifty-six pitches, squatting catcher, including curves and changes

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/3/2013, Nikkan Sports 2/3/2013, Sports Hochi 2/3/2013


  • Masahiro Tanaka: bullpen, forty-two pitches, squatting catcher, second session in as many days

Source: Sanspo 2/3/2013


Andruw Jones has five words written under the bill of his cap (the team interpreter wrote them down for him):

「勝利」 = victory
「尊敬」 = respect
「全力」 = 100% effort
「家族への愛」 = love for my family
「神の力と共に」 = together with God's help

Source: Sponichi 2/3/2013

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