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Hiroshima Carp News and Notes: February 9, 2013

by on Feb.09, 2013 @ 11:14 pm, under NPB

Batting Practice Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Today

  • Fred Lewis: thirty-seven swings, five over the fence

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/9/2013

Today

  • Kan Otake: bullpen, seventy pitches, including curve, stopped early because he was not having a good session, still at about thirty percent

Source: Sanspo 2/9/2013

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Nick Stavinoha (coming back from left knee surgery) is still not able to run at full speed.  It is not yet known if he will be ready for the start of the regular season.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/9/2013

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Kenta Maeda is scheduled to pitch two innings during an intra-squad game on the 10th.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/9/2013

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Takeru Imamura's fastball topped out at 145km/h during situational batting practice on Friday.  His fork was around 133 to 135km/h.  He is still having trouble controlling his slider.

Source: Sponichi 2/9/2013

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Yuta Shirahama wore a Jun Hirose uniform during workouts on Friday because his was accidentally taken to the cleaners.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/9/2013