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Softbank Hawks News and Notes: February 9, 2013

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

Batting Practice Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Today

  • Nobuhiro Matsuda: situational batting practice, 1-for-3

Source: Sanspo 2/9/2013

Today

  • Tadashi Settsu: batting practice, faced Nobuhiko Matsunaka (twenty-seven pitches, two could-be hits) and Yuya Hasegawa (twenty-seven pitches, four could-be hits)
  • Masahiko Morifuku: bullpen, 100 pitches, including slider and shuto

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/9/2013, Sports Hochi 2/9/2013

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Nobuhiro Matsuda showed up to practice today without any facial hair.

Source: Sanspo 2/9/2013

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Before the start of his bullpen session today, Masahiko Morifuku tried to throw a screwball but failed.  He apparently gave up on the pitch after that.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/9/2013

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The Hawks are setting up an online video system where scouting footage of amateur players can be uploaded and quickly reviewed by members of the staff.

Source: Sponichi 2/9/2013