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Chunichi Dragons News and Notes: February 18, 2013

by on Feb.18, 2013 @ 11:50 pm, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Sunday

  • Hitoki Iwase: bullpen, 113 pitches, including about ten knuckleballs

Source: Sports Hochi 2/18/2013

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Ichi-gun and Ni-gun camp had the day off today.

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Hitoki Iwase fiddled with a knuckleball during his bullpen session on Sunday.  It was a pitch he used to throw before he turned pro.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/18/2013

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Takehiko Tsuji and Kento Yachi were demoted to Ni-gun on Sunday.  Ryuya Ogawa was called up.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/18/2013

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Yusuke Matsui is 7-for-14 with one home run and seven RBI over three pre-season games.

Source: Sponichi 2/18/2013