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[2/5/2014] Seibu Lions News and Notes

by on Feb.06, 2014 @ 2:26 am, under NPB

Name Type Date NP Notes
Fumiya Nishiguchi Bullpen 2/4 60 Threw the last three to a squatting catcher; third session in four days.  Sponichi 2/5/2014

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The first block of spring camp ended on Tuesday.

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Koji Yamasaki arrived in Miyazaki on Wednesday and will join Group A camp on Thursday.  He will take 2nd round draft pick Hotaka Yamakawa's spot.

Source: Sponichi 2/5/2014, Sponichi 2/5/2014

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3rd round draft pick Takuya Toyoda and 6th round draft pick Masatoshi Okada visited five tourist attractions during their day-off on Wednesday: Sakaemachi Beach, Minato-no Eki Meitsu, Michi-no Eki Nango, Prince Energy Eco Farm Nango, and Yowara Shrine.

Source: official announcementNikkan Sports 2/5/2014

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Greg Reynolds, Cody Ransom, and Randy Williams went out of some McDonald's on their day off on Wednesday.

Source: Sanspo 2/5/2014

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The coaches would like to give Fumiya Nishiguchi one start every ten days.

Source: Sponichi 2/5/2014

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There may be up to four closer candidates: Randy WilliamsMichael Bowden, Tomomi Takahashi, and Ken Togame.  Haruki Ihara told reporters on Monday that he was not planning on going with just one closer.

Source: Daily Sports 2/4/2014