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Yokohama Bay Stars News and Notes: February 20, 2013

by on Feb.20, 2013 @ 11:40 pm, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Today

  • Kenji Tsuchiya: bullpen, worked on slide step, thirty pitches

Source: Sports Hochi 2/20/2013

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Kenji Tsuchiya has been timed at 1.45 seconds to the plate.  Pitching coach Yui Tomori wants him to drop that down to around 1.2 seconds.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/20/2013

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Kiyoshi Nakahata is planning to give Nyjer Morgan a look at lead-off, beginning with a practice game against Nexen (KBO) on the 22nd.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/20/2013

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Shugo Fujii and Kazumasa Kikuchi were called up to Ichi-gun camp today.

Source: Sanspo 2/20/2013

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Yoshitomo Tsutsugo is 7-for-11 with seven RBI in three pre-season games (excluding intra-squad games).

Source: Daily Sports 2/20/2013

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You can see a list of improvements that are scheduled at Yokohama Stadium at the Community Ballpark Project site.