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[2/9/2014] Practice, Intra-squad Games

by on Feb.09, 2014 @ 11:11 pm, under NPB

=== Intra-squad Games ===

Hiroshima Carp

Whites 9 - Reds 4

  • Ryuji Ichioka was one of the starters. He tossed two shutout innings and did not allow any hits. He topped out at 145km/h and struck out five.
  • Brad Eldred went 2-for-3 with three RBI.  He hit two-run home run in the 4th.
  • Kenta Kurihara went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI.
  • Jun Hirose went 1-for-1 with a home run and two walks/HBPs.
  • 3rd round draft pick Kosuke Tanaka went 1-for-2 with a sac hit.
  • Kila Ka'aihue went 0-for-2.
  • Seiya Suzuki went 0-for-3.
  • Shota Dobayashi started at third and batted lead-off.  He went 1-for-3.
  • Both teams combined for eighteen hits.

Source: official reportNikkan Sports 2/9/2014, Sponichi 2/9/2014, Daily Sports 2/10/2014, Daily Sports 2/11/2014, Sanspo 2/11/2014

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Rakuten Eagles

Whites 5 - Reds 2

  • Kenji Tomura started the game for the Whites.  He gave up two runs on two hits over two innings of work.
  • Sho Miyagawa started the game for the Reds.
  • Hiroshi Katayama relieved Miyagawa.  He allowed four runs on six hits and a walk over two innings.  He threw forty-seven pitches.
  • Takahito Otsuka tossed two shutout innings in relief. He struck out three, all looking.
  • Ginji went 3-for-3: double to right-center in the 1st; single to right in the 3rd; run-scoring single to center in the 4th.
  • Tetsuro Nishida started at short for the Whites.  He batted seventh and hit a triple and a home run.

Source: Sanspo 2/9/2014, Sponichi 2/9/2014, Daily Sports 2/10/2014, Sanspo 2/10/2014, Sports Hochi 2/10/2014

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Orix Buffaloes

Reds 3 - Whites 2

  • Nobuyoshi Yamada started the game for the Whites.
  • Tomoya Yagi started the game for the Reds.
  • Teppei started in left for the Whites. He batted fifth and went 2-for-2: single to center in his first at bat in the 2nd, and an RBI single to center in his second at bat in the 4th.
  • Torai Fushimi went 1-for-2 with a solo home run.
  • 6th round draft pick Kyo Okunami went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.
  • Wily Mo Pena was the starting DH for the Whites and batted third. He struck out swinging against Yagi.
  • 1st round draft pick Hiroaki Azuma started at short for the Whites.  He batted ninth and hit a single to center with a runner on second and one out in the 5th (second trip to the plate).

Source: official report, Sports Hochi 2/9/2014, Sponichi 2/9/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/9/2014, Daily Sports 2/10/2014

=== Practice Games ===

Nippon Ham Fighters

KIA (KBO) 1 @ Nippon Ham 5 (called partway through 7th due to rain)

Hitting

Pos Player AB R H RBI
(DH) Yoh, Dai-Kang 3 1 2 2
DH Imanami, Takahiro 1 0 0 0
(2B) Nishikawa, Haruki 4 0 0 0
(LF) Taniguchi, Yuya 4 2 2 1
(3B) Nakata, Sho 3 0 1 1
1B Ugumori, Atsushi 0 0 0 0
(1B/RF) Kita, Atsushi 3 0 2 0
(SS) Obiki, Keiji 1 0 0 0
PR/SS Nakashima, Takuya 0 0 0 0
(C) Ono, Shota 3 0 0 0
C Ichikawa, Tomoya 0 0 0 0
(CF/3B) Sugiya, Kenshi 3 2 3 1
(RF/CF) Murata, Kazuya 2 0 0 0
Totals 27 5 10 5

Pitching

Player IP BF H HR SO SO R ER
Uwasawa, Naoyuki 2.0 7 2 1 0 0 1 1
Otsuka, Yutaka 2.0 6 0 0 3 0 0 0
Yanuki, Toshiyuki 1.0 4 1 0 1 0 0 0
Kagiya, Yohei 1.0 5 1 0 1 1 0 0
Enoshita, Yodai 1.0 4 1 0 2 0 0 0

Notes

  • Yoh, Sugiya, and Taniguchi hit home runs. Yoh a solo home run in the 1st inning; Sugiya a solo home run in the 6tth; Taniguchi a solo home run in the 7th.

Source: official report, Nikkan Sports 2/9/2014