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[11/11/2013] Nippon Ham Fighters, Softbank Hawks, Rakuten Eagles, Chiba Lotte Marines, Orix Buffaloes

by on Nov.12, 2013 @ 2:14 am, under NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters

Shohei Otani threw forty-two pitches, all fastballs, in the bullpen on Monday.  This was his third session since the start of fall camp.

Source: Sports Hochi 11/11/2013, Nikkan Sports 11/11/203

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Yuki Saito is currently slated to attend at Ichi-gun spring camp next year.

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/11/2013

Softbank Hawks

Koji Akiyama threw about 100 pitches in the bullpen on Sunday.  The bullpen catcher later told reporters he thought the fifty-one-year-old manager topped out at around 132km/h.

Source: Sponichi 11/11/2013

Rakuten Eagles

Yasunori Kikuchi threw 103 pitches in the bullpen on Sunday.  Kikuchi is currently tinkering with the idea of lowering his arm and threw about twenty pitches from the side.

Source: Sports Hochi 11/11/2013

Chiba Lotte Marines

Hiroya Kawamitsu took a batted ball off his hand during fielding practice on the 9th.  He was lated diagnosed with a fracture in his left pinky.  No word on how much time he will miss.

Source: Sponichi 11/11/2013

Orix Buffaloes

Shun Tono practice game start against the LG Twins on Sunday was canceled due to rain.  He is now scheduled to start a practice game against Hanshin on the 12th.

Source: Daily Sports 11/11/2013