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Nippon Ham Fighters News and Notes: February 17, 2013

by on Feb.17, 2013 @ 11:39 pm, under NPB

Batting Practice Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Today

  • 1st round draft pick Shohei Otani: fifty swings, three over the fence

Source: Sports Hochi 2/17/2013

Saturday

  • 1st round draft pick Shohei Otani: live, fifty-two swings, twelve could be hits, including two over the fence; machine, 176 swings

Source: Sports Hochi 2/17/2013

Today

  • 1st round draft pick Shohei Otani: bullpen, personal camp high seventy-one pitches, squatting catcher, sixth session since the start of camp

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/17/2013

Saturday

  • Bobby Keppel: bullpen, two sessions, six pitches to a squatting catcher then about ten

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/17/2013

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Bobby Keppel told reporters on Saturday that he did not think there was any reason to rush himself to make the start of the regular season.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/17/2013