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[2/4/2014] Hiroshima Carp News and Notes

by on Feb.05, 2014 @ 3:20 am, under NPB

Name Type Date NP Notes
Daichi Osera Bullpen 2/4 64 Squatting catcher; including curve, slider, cutter, change. Daily Sports 2/4/2014, Sponichi 2/4/2014
Allen Kuri Bullpen 2/4 60 Including two-seamer, shuto. Daily Sports 2/4/2014
Ryuji Ichioka BP 2/4 43 Faced Ryosuke Kikuchi and Shogo Kimura; allowed six could-be hits.  Sponichi 2/4/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/4/2014

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The first block of spring camp ended on Tuesday.

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Kenta Maeda will most likely toss his first bullpen session some time during (or after) the second block of spring camp.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/4/2014

As of Monday, Maeda and Bryan Bullington were the only two pitchers that had not yet tossed a bullpen.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/4/2014

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1st round draft pick Daichi Osera and 2nd round draft pick Allen Kuri purchased bicycles at a local home improvement store after workouts on Sunday.

Source: Daily Sports 2/4/2014

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Yusuke Nomura has gone to a no-wind-up delivery.  He is also working on a shuto (he threw two or three during a bullpen session on Monday).

Source: Daily Sports 2/4/2014

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Shota Dobayashi faced Takaya Toda during live batting practice on Monday.  Dobayashi took an inside fastball over the left-field wall.

Source: Daily Sports 2/4/2014

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Ryuhei Matsuyama (left hamstring) and Rainel Rosario (left hip) rested at the team hotel on Monday after sustaining injuries during workouts on Sunday.  Kenjiro Nomura told reporters on Monday he was unsure how much time Matsuyama was going to miss.  Nomura expects Rosario to be back for the start of the second block of camp (February 6).

Source: Sponichi 2/4/2014