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Softbank Hawks News and Notes: February 19, 2013

by on Feb.19, 2013 @ 11:26 pm, under NPB

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

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Hayato Terahara is scheduled to start a practice game against WBC Brazil on the 28th.

Source: Daily Sports 2/19/2013

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Koji Akiyama spent about an hour hitting about 500 baseballs to Hiroyuki Kawahara at close range during workouts on Monday.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/19/2013

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Sadaharu Oh does not want Bryan LaHair to worry about his pre-season numbers and instead wants him to focus on getting used to Japanese baseball.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/19/2013

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1st round draft pick Nao Higashihama could start an exhibition game against Yakult at Jingu Stadium on March 17.  He is also slated to start an exhibition game against Seibu at Ivy Stadium on the 24th.

Source: Sponichi 2/19/2013