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[2/7/2014] Masahiro Tanaka News and Notes

by on Feb.07, 2014 @ 9:47 pm, under MLB

The latest on Masahiro Tanaka from Friday, February 7, 2014.

  • The media learned that he will hold a press conference at Yankee Stadium on the 11th.
  • He is scheduled to hold a press conference at Narita Airport before his departure for the United States.
  • He is planning to practice at Kobo Stadium on Saturday.
  • He threw thirty-six pitches in the bullpen on Thursday, twenty-five from the no-wind-up and eleven from the set position.  He threw four curveballs and three each of his slider, two-seamer, and cutter.

Source: Sanspo 2/7/2014, Daily Sports 2/7/2014

[UPDATE 2/8 @ 1:37am]

The press conference at Yankee Stadium will take place at 1:00pm (EST) on the 11th (3:00am JST on the 12th).

Source: MLB.com 2/7/2014Sponichi 2/8/2014