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[2/6/2014] Rakuten Eagles News and Notes

by on Feb.07, 2014 @ 1:35 am, under NPB

Name Date Swings Notes
Ginji 2/6 10 Faced Kenji Tomura; collected five could-be hits.  Sanspo 2/6/2014
Name Type Date NP Notes
Yuki Matsui Bullpen 2/6 82 Squatting catcher; four session since the start of camp.  Nikkan Sports 2/6/2014
Wataru Karashima BP 2/6 51 Faced Andruw Jones and Akihisa Makida.  Sponichi 2/6/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/6/2014


Quick Notes

  • Thursday was the last day of the first block of camp.
  • The Eagles went over signs and signals behind closed doors on Thursday.  Source: Sponichi 2/6/2014


1st round draft pick Yuki Matsui could pitch in an intra-squad game as early as the 9th. ... Motohiro Shima raved over the slider he threw during Wednesday's bullpen session. ... Matsui was warned by umpires twice on Wednesday that his pick-off move to first could be ruled a balk.

Source: Sponichi 2/6/2014, Sponichi 2/6/2014