|Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice|
Masanori Hayashi and Kenjiro Tsuruoka joined Ichi-gun camp today for workouts. Nyjer Morgan had to return to Yokohama to finalize his visa paperwork.
Source: Sports Hochi 2/13/2013
Shigeru Kaga told teammates during morning shout-outs today that his wife gave birth to their second child on January 24.
Source: Nikkan Sports 2/13/2013
2nd round draft pick Kazuki Mishima is scheduled to make his "debut" during a practice game against Nippon Ham on the 16th.
Source: Sanspo 2/13/2013
Kiyoshi Nakahata wants to see changes made to the first round of the amateur draft: instead of having all twelve teams select players and hold drawings when two or more teams select the players, he wants the entire draft to be done in snake fashion, beginning with the last place teams.
Nakahata spent about fifteen minutes explaining his thoughts about the draft to NPB commissioner Ryozo Kato on Monday.