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[2/9/2014] Yakult Swallows News and Notes

by on Feb.09, 2014 @ 11:29 pm, under NPB

Name Type Date NP Notes
Toshihiro Sugiura BP 2/9 40 Faced Tetsuto Yamada and Lastings Milledge; only fastballs; allowed ten could-be hits.  Nikkan Sports 2/9/2014
Chris Carpenter BP 2/9 19 Faced Kazuhiro Hatakeyama; threw fastballs and two-seamers; allowed two could-be hits; threw ten balls.  Sponichi 2/9/2014

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Quick Notes

  • Taichi Ishiyama is working on a shuto.  He is interested in closing games.  Source: Sanspo 2/9/2014
  • Yasuhiro Ogawa is slated to toss batting practice on the 13th (his second since the start of camp).  Source: Sports Hochi 2/9/2014
  • The Swallows held a baseball clinic for sixteen youth baseball teams from the Urasoe area on Sunday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/9/2014

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The Swallows will be holding a seminar for how to properly use SNS sites.  The Ichi-gun seminar will take place on the 12th and Ni-gun seminar on the 13th.  The organization is hoping to avoid problems by making sure their players and staff are educated.

Source: Sanspo 2/9/2014

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Yasuhiro Ogawa, is scheduled to start a practice game against Chunichi on the 19th.  1st round draft pick Toshihiro Sugiura, 3rd round draft pick Ryo Akiyoshi, and 4th round draft pick Keiji Iwahashi are also slated to make appearances in the game.

Source: Sanpso 2/9/2014