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Chunichi Dragons News and Notes: February 19, 2013

by on Feb.19, 2013 @ 11:43 pm, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Today

  • Masahiro Yamamoto: bullpen, fifty pitches

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/19/2013

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The Dragons made changes to their practice schedule today because of the rain.

Workouts started indoors with warm-ups.  After the rain stopped, pitchers played catch on the secondary field and outfielders took fielding practice on the main field.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/19/2013

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Masahiro YamamotoKazuki Yoshimi, and Hitoki Iwase are scheduled to pitch situational batting practice on Wednesday.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/19/2013

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3rd round draft pick Takeru Furumoto worked out at Ichi-gun camp today.

Source: Sponichi 2/19/2013

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OF/base-running coach Yoshinori Ueda had a difficult time hitting fly balls to Ryosuke Hirata, Atsushi Fujii, and Furumoto during fielding practice today -- he kept hitting grounders or weak fly balls.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/19/2013

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Masahiko Morino may have to move to right if both Hector Luna and Matt Clark win everyday jobs -- Luna at third and Clark at first.

Morino has played 165 games in left, 80 in center, and 20 in right.  He last played right on July 25, 2008.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/19/2013

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Luna and Clark are scheduled to play in a practice game against KIA (KBO) on the 22nd.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/19/2013