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[2/6/2014] Hiroshima Carp News and Notes

by on Feb.07, 2014 @ 1:03 am, under NPB

Name Type Date NP Notes
Kenta Maeda Bullpen 2/6 41 Fifteen to a standing catcher, twenty-six to a squatting catch; including five curves to a squatting catcher; first session during camp; originally planned to throw thirty, but kept going because he felt good.  Daily Sports 2/6/2014
Daichi Osera Bullpen 2/6 70 Squatting catcher; also threw from the set position; third session since the start of camp.  Nikkan Sports 2/6/2014

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Quick Notes

  • The Carp visited Udo Shine in Nichinan on Thursday to pray for a successful season.  Source: Daily Sports 2/6/2014
  • The Carp decided to assign Rainel Rosario (left hip) to the San-gun (rehab) group.  Source: Sponichi 2/6/2014

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2nd round draft pick Allen Kuri would like to play for the Hiroshima Carp for as long as he can.  He even mentioned retiring in a Hiroshima uniform.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/6/2014, Daily Sports 2/6/2014

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With the Ni-gun team in Nichinan, the Carp are planning to make roster moves during the second and third blocks of camp.  Additional adjustments will be made during Okinawa camp for the exhibition game season in March.

Source: Daily Sports 2/6/2014