Welcome to Yakyubaka.com

Hanshin Tigers News and Notes: February 18, 2013

by on Feb.18, 2013 @ 11:48 pm, under NPB

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

===

Kohei Shibata spent some time taking batting practice against a pitching machine on his day off today.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/18/2013

===

1st round draft pick Shintaro Fujinami is scheduled to toss batting practice to two batters on Tuesday.

Source: Sanspo 2/18/2013

===

4th round draft pick Shinya Azuhata worked out on his day off today.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/18/2013

===

Pitching coach Kiyooki Nakanishi called an emergency meeting for pitchers after Sunday's game.  The staff gave up twenty-two runs in two games over the weekend (eleven to Chunichi on Saturday and eleven to Rakuten on Sunday).

Source: Sponichi 2/18/2013, Nikkan Sports 2/18/2013

Hayata Ito (failed to catch a fly ball in the 7th) and Masashi Nohara (made a bad throw to first in the 8th) were required to take extra fielding practice after the game on Sunday.

Source: Sanspo 2/18/2013, Sanspo 2/18/2013