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[12/18/2013] Chunichi Dragons, Yakult Swallows, Hiroshima Carp

by on Dec.18, 2013 @ 11:56 pm, under NPB

Chunichi Dragons

Masahiro Araki added a swimming program to his workouts this off-season for his shoulders (movement, flexibility) and hips (strengthening).

Source: Daily Sports 12/18/2013

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Nippon Luna might consider asking Hector Luna to appear in some of its television commercials depending on how he does in 2014.  They might also opt to give him a year's worth of their products.

FYI: Nippon Luna is a part of Nippon Ham Group.

Source: Daily Sports 12/18/2013

Yakult Swallows

Yoshinori Sato (right shoulder) is hoping to toss a bullpen session to a squatting catcher before the end of the year.  He tossed forty to fifty pitches to a standing catcher during call camp in November.

Source: Sanspo 12/18/2013, Nikkan Sports 12/18/2013

Hiroshima Carp

The Carp informed media that they received the Yomiuri Giants' list of protected players today.

Source: Sports Hochi 12/18/2013