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Orix Buffaloes News and Notes: February 21, 2013

by on Feb.21, 2013 @ 11:30 pm, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Today

  • Tatsuya Sato: bullpen, forty pitches
  • Takahiro Mahara: bullpen, about forty pitches

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/21/2013, Sponichi 2/21/2013

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Tatsuya Sato reached the "2,000 pitches in spring camp bullpen sessions" milestone today.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/21/2013

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Takahiro Mahara has thrown about 800 pitches in the bullpen during spring camp this year.

"[I have thrown] close to twice as much as I usually do.  But I feel no strange pains or tightness," said Mahara.

Source: Sponichi 2/21/2013

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Mitsutaka Goto worked out at third during infield drills today.  He was also the starting third baseman for an intra-squad game on Wednesday.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/21/2013

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Mamoru Kishida was diagnosed with a minor strain in his left biceps femoris muscle during a hospital visit on Wednesday.  There is a good chance he will not be able to make the active roster until some time in April.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/21/2013