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[2/6/2014] Orix Buffaloes News and Notes

by on Feb.07, 2014 @ 12:45 am, under NPB

Name Type Date NP Notes
Kazumasa Yoshida Bullpen 2/6 60 Sports Hochi 2/6/2014 
Tomoyuki Kaida Bullpen 2/6 ~100 Sponichi 2/6/2014
Yoshihisa Hirano Bullpen 2/6 35 Squatting catcher; first session since the start of spring camp.  Sponichi 2/6/2014

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Quick Notes

  • Hiroshi Moriwaki named Esteban German a temporary base-running instructor during the second block of camp.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/6/2014, Daily Sports 2/6/2014
  • Moriwaki spent about twenty-five minutes tossing batting practice to Takuya Hara, Teppei, Kenichi Marumo, and Shunta on Thursday.  Source: Sponichi 2/6/2014

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The Buffaloes announced that they assigned Yuniesky Betancourt the number one.  The organization is still not sure when he is going to arrive in Japan.

Source: official announcement