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[2/2/2014] Seibu Lions News and Notes

by on Feb.03, 2014 @ 5:17 am, under NPB

Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

February 2

  • Greg Reynolds - about forty pitches; including sinker, cutter
  • Yusei Kikuchi - forty-three pitches to squatting catcher

Source: Sanspo 2/2/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/2/2014

February 1

  • 3rd round draft pick Takuya Toyoda - forty pitches to squatting catcher

Source: Sponichi 2/2/2014

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Yusei Kikuchi's bullpen session on Sunday was his second in as many days.  He is not planning to toss a session on the 3rd.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/2/2014

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2nd round draft pick Hotaka Yamakawa ended workouts on Sunday early because of discomfort in his left knee.

Source: Sanspo 2/2/2014

Yamakawa got larger during the off-season -- the uniform he wore during a press conference in December last year looked extremely tight on him during the first day of spring camp on Saturday.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/2/2014

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Haruki Ihara hit baseballs to Hichori Morimoto, Yutaro Osaki, and Fumikazu Kimura during fielding practice on Sunday.

Source: Sanspo 2/2/2014

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While there are no scheduled sessions for batting practice (live, machine) during the first four day of spring camp, players are free to do as they please during their own time.

Source: Sanspo 2/2/2014

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Team owner Takashi Goto was at spring camp on Sunday.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/2/2014