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Softbank Hawks News and Notes: February 18, 2013

by on Feb.18, 2013 @ 11:42 pm, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

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  • Shota Takeda: bullpen, 104 pitches, including curve and slider, session was videotaped

Source: Sports Hochi 2/18/2013

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Bryan LaHair is having a difficult time adjusting to the velocity differences and said to reporters on Sunday, "The timing and the velocity is different.  It is faster [in the Majors]."

LaHair picked up his first hit in his eleventh intra-squad game plate appearance.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/18/2013

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1st round draft pick Nao Higashihama's next outing could come against Seibu on the 24th.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/18/2013