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[11/6/2013] Samurai Japan News and Notes

by on Nov.06, 2013 @ 11:54 pm, under Samurai Japan

Samurai Japan news and notes:

  • The team worked out at Giants Stadium in Kawasaki today.  The Game 1 start will likely got to Yasuhiro Ogawa. [Daily Sports 11/6/2013]
  • Daichi Osera threw fifty pitches in the bullpen.  Motohiro Shima praised Osera on the movement of his pitches and control. [Nikkan Sports 11/6/2013]
  • Every pitcher tossed a bullpen session today. [Sponichi 11/6/2013]
  • If Ogawa starts Game 1, the remaining two games could go to Yusuke Nomura and Kazuki Mishima. [Sponichi 11/6/2013]
  • Sho Nakata is a candidate to bat clean-up.  He hit three over the fence during batting practice.  He was in left during situation fielding practice and also got in some work at third. [Nikkan Sports 11/6/2013]
  • Ginji was at first and third during situational fielding practice. [Nikkan Sports 11/6/2013]
  • Hiroki Kokubo is currently not planning to include overseas Japanese players in his plans for the 2017 WBC roster. [Sponichi 11/6/2013]