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[10/29/2013] Yakult Swallows, Hanshin Tigers, Yokohama Bay Stars

by on Oct.30, 2013 @ 5:45 am, under NPB

Yakult Swallows

Yasuhiro Ogawa threw fifty pitches to a standing catcher during workouts on Monday.  He is planning to make adjustments to his mechanics during the winter and will continue to work on his split-finger fastball.

Source: Sanspo 10/29/2013

Hanshin Tigers

Fall camp will take place between November 1 and 20 at Aki Municipal Stadium in Kochi.  There will be days off on the 8th and 14th.

Source: official announcement


Shintaro Fujinami played catch on Tuesday for the first time in about twenty days.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/29/2013


Yutaka Wada, perhaps jokingly, told reporters fans could help younger players stay in line and become mentally tough by heckling them during fall camp.

Source: Sponichi 10/29/2013

Yokohama Bay Stars

The Bay Stars announced that they signed catcher Kevin Moscatel to another Ikusei contract.

Source: official announcement

Moscatel is scheduled to return to Venezuela on the 30th.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/29/2013