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Hanshin Tigers: Shintaro Fujinami’s practice game start against the Orix Buffaloes [3/2/2013]

by on Mar.02, 2013 @ 4:54 pm, under NPB

1st round draft pick Shintaro Fujinami started a practice game against the Orix Buffaloes today at Aki Stadium in Aki, Kochi.

Fujinami tossed two shutout innings, threw thirty pitches, allowed one hit, walked two, and struck out two.  He topped out at 145km/h.

The results of his two innings of work:

1st inning

Tomotaka Sakaguchi, lf - Infield single toward second.

Ryoichi Adachi, ss - Walk, runners on first and second.

Takahiro Okada, 1b - Three pitch swinging strikeout.

Naotaka Takehara, dh - Double-steal attempt on second pitch, Sakaguchi thrown out at third, runner on second.  Ground out to pitcher on third pitch.

2nd inning

Aarom Baldiris, 3b - Walk on seven pitches.

Yuki Miyazaki, cf - Full count, seven pitch swinging strikeout.  Baldiris steals second.

Takuya Hara, 2b - First pitch ground out to short, runner on third.

Toshio Saito, c - Fly out to right on 1-2 pitch.

Source: Nikkan Sports 3/2/2013, Sponichi 3/2/2013, Daily Sports 3/2/2013