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[2/7/2014] Orix Buffaloes News and Notes

by on Feb.08, 2014 @ 2:17 am, under NPB

Name Type Date NP Notes
Tatsuya Sato Bullpen 2/6 135 Threw about thirty forkballs.  Sponichi 2/7/2014
Kei Igawa Bullpen 2/6 21 Squatting catcher; first session since the start of camp.  Daily Sports 2/7/2014

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Quick Notes

  • The Buffaloes received twenty kilograms of Miyoki Beef from Japan TransOcean Air on Friday.  Source: Daily Sports 2/7/2014
  • There were two players wearing Adachi uniforms on the field during workouts on Friday: Ryoichi Adachi and Takuya Hara.  Hara forgot his uniform and borrowed one from Adachi.  Source: Sponichi 2/7/2014
  • Kei Igawa has decided to back to the training routine he used when he play for the Hanshin Tigers.  Source: Daily Sports 2/7/2014
  • Players and staff are apparently having internet connectivity problems at the team hotel.  Source: Tokyo Sports 2/7/2014
  • So Taguchi visited Miyakojima camp on Friday.  Source: Daily Sports 2/7/2014

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Takahiro Okada ended workouts early on Friday because he felt tightness in his lower body.  He is considered day-to-day.

Source: Sanspo 2/7/2014

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Yuniesky Betancourt is scheduled to arrive in Japan some time later this month.  The Buffaloes are hoping he will be able to play in his first game on either March 1 (practice game vs Seibu) or March 4 (exhibition game vs Yokohama).

Source: Daily Sports 2/7/2014

Hiroshi Moriwaki is interested in giving Betancourt a look at short.

Source: Sponichi 2/7/2014