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[2/1/2014] Softbank Hawks News and Notes

by on Feb.02, 2014 @ 2:35 am, under NPB

Batting Practice

February 1

  • Dae-Ho Lee - fifty-seven swings, none over the fence

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/1/2014

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

February 1

  • Nao Higashihama - 107 pitches
  • Sho Iwasaki - 102 pitches
  • Kodai Senga - ninety-five pitches
  • 2nd round draft pick Yuito Mori - 104 pitches; Yuki Yanagita, Yuichi Honda, and Nobuhiro Matsuda took turns stepping into the batter's box partway through the session
  • Kenichi Nakata - forty-two pitches to squatting catcher; Toru Hosokawa caught the session

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/1/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/1/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/1/2014, Sponichi 2/1/2014

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Posters of nine players were put up outside Ivy Stadium -- Tadashi Settsu, Sho Iwasaki, Masahiko Morifuku, Yuki Yanagita, Yuichi Honda, Nobuhiro Matsuda, Kenta Imamiya, Akira Nakamura, and Akihiro Yanase.

Source: Nikakn Sports 2/1/2014

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Kenichi Nakata packed a stretch pole with his things for spring camp.  He added it to his daily routine about three years ago.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/1/2014

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Shuhei Fukuda was diagnosed with the flu.  He was supposed to attend spring camp as a member of Group A (Ichi-gun), but was replaced with Ryuma Kidokoro.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/1/2014