Welcome to Yakyubaka.com

[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


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


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


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