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[2/4/2014] Masahiro Tanaka News and Notes

by on Feb.04, 2014 @ 6:01 pm, under MLB

Masahiro Tanaka updates from Tuesday, February 4, 2014.

  • Tanaka worked out at Kobo Stadium for about three and a half hours today (from around 9:00am until after 12:00pm).  He threw twenty-eight pitches to a standing catcher. [Nikkan Sports 2/4/2014, Sponichi 2/4/2014]
  • Tanaka uniforms are now available for order through Majestic Japan.  Authentic uniforms are listed at 30,450 yen, replica uniforms at 16,800 yen, and t-shirts at 3,990 yen.  [Nikkan Sports 2/4/2014]
  • Tanaka is expected to continue his workouts in Sendai for the rest of the week. [Nikkan Sports 2/4/2014]
  • There is a good chance NHK BS will broadcast Tanaka's first exhibition game appearance.  The broadcaster carried exhibition games for players like Hideki Matsui, Daisuke Matsuzaka, and Yu Darvish in the past.  The game could also be picked up by a commercial broadcaster. [Nikkan Sports 2/4/2014]