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Hiroshima Carp News and Notes: February 20, 2013

by on Feb.20, 2013 @ 11:44 pm, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Today

  • Kan Otake: batting practice, faced Eishin Soyogi and Nick Stavinoha, forty-nine pitches, five could-be hits
  • Bryan Bullington: situational batting practice, faced ten batters, three hits
  • Yusuke Nomura: situational batting practice, faced eleven batters, three hits; bullpen, 135 pitches; total 220 pitches

Source: Sports Hochi 2/20/2013, Sports Hochi 2/20/2013, Sports Hochi 2/20/2013

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Kam Mickolio ended workouts early today after he felt tightness in his lower back during warm-ups.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/20/2013

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Eishin Soyogi was called up to Ichi-gun camp on Tuesday.  He spent about an hour swinging the bat 213 swings during extra batting practice on Tuesday.  He also stood in the batter's box during Shota Nakazaki's bullpen session and took fielding practice at both short and second.

Soyogi has been taking things slow since he had right knee surgery in October 2012.

Source: Sponichi 2/20/2013