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Hiroshima Carp News and Notes: February 14, 2013

by on Feb.14, 2013 @ 11:40 pm, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Wednesday

  • Takeru Imamura: two bullpen sessions, first - thirty pitches, all fastballs; second - eighty pitches

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/14/2013

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Valentine's Day: Shota Dobayashi received about 100 chocolates.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/14/2013

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Kenta Kurihara felt tightness in his lower back during warm-ups today and ended his day early.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/14/2013

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Jun Hirose was re-assigned to San-gun camp because of tightness in his back.  Hirose first started feeling the soreness during practices on Wednesday and ended his day a little early.  He will return to Ichi-gun camp once he can participate in regular workouts.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/14/2013

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Takeru Imamura had a fever on Tuesday and still managed to throw two bullpen sessions on Wednesday.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/14/2013

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Shota Dobayashi will begin using a longer and heavier bat after batting coach Hiromasa Arai suggested the change.  Current bat: 33.5 inches, 890 grams.  New bat: 34 inches, 910 grams.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/14/2013, Nikkan Sports 2/14/2013

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