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Practice Games from February 12, 2013

by on Feb.12, 2013 @ 11:27 pm, under NPB

========== Practice Games ==========

Hanwha (KBO) vs Ni-gun Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Yokohama beat Hanwha, 5-3.
  • Takehiro Fukuda tossed a shutout 9th while allowing one hit.
  • Takayuki Kajitani started at short and batted lead-off.  He went 2-for-2 with two runs scored: single to center in the 1st inning, single through the left side in the 3rd inning.
  • Kensuke Uchimura started at second and batted second.  He went 2-for-2 with an RBI.
  • Yoshitomo Tsutsugo batted clean-up.  With a tie score and the bases loaded with one out in the 3rd, Tsutsugo hit a two-run single to right.

Source: Daily Sports 2/12/2013, Nikkan Sports 2/12/2013, Nikkan Sports 2/12/2013Kanaloco 2/12/2013

========== Intra-squad Games ==========

Rakuten Eagles

  • Reds beat Whites, 5-0.
  • The Reds combined for ten hits, the Whites three.
  • Masahiro Tanaka started for the Whites and gave up a run on two hits and one walk over two innings of work.  Thirty-nine pitches.
  • Yoshinao Kamata relieved Tanaka and tossed three shutout innings for the Whites.  He allowed two hits.  He also got out of a bases loaded, two out jam in the 3rd by getting Andruw Jones to fly out to center.
  • Wataru Karashima started the game for the Reds and tossed two shutout innings.  Twelve of the twenty-four pitches he threw were curves.
  • Satoshi Nagai relieved Karashima and tossed two shutout innings.
  • Jim Heuser followed Nagai and tossed two shutout innings for the Reds.
  • Andruw Jones was the starting DH and batted clean-up for the Reds.  He went 0-for-1 with two walks.
  • Casey McGehee started at third and batted sixth for the Reds.  He went 1-for-2: solo home run to left off Masahiro Tanaka.
  • With the bases loaded and two out in the 6th, Ginji cleared the bases with a double to center off Koji Aoyama.

Source: official reportSanspo 2/12/2013Sanspo 2/12/2013, Nikkan Sports 2/12/2013, Nikkan Sports 2/12/2013Nikkan Sports 2/12/2013, Sports Hochi 2/12/2013, Sports Hochi 2/13/2013