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[2/9/2014] Hiroshima Carp News and Notes

by on Feb.10, 2014 @ 1:51 am, under NPB

Name Date Swings Notes
June Hirose 2/7   Batting practice scrimmage; went 2-for-3: home run to left off Keisuke Imai and a single to right off Takeru Imamura. Daily Sports 2/8/2014
Name Type Date NP Notes
Allen Kuri Bullpen 2/9? 133 Fifth session since the start of camp, first time over 100 pitches.  Sponichi 2/9/2014, Chugoku Shimbun 2/10/2014
Kenta Maeda Bullpen 2/8 38 Squatting catcher; including 12 curves; second session since the start of camp.  Sanspo 2/9/2014, Sponichi 2/9/2014
Takaya Toda Bullpen 2/8 30 Has been tossing bullpens everyday since the start of camp.  Daily Sports 2/9/2014

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Quick Notes

  • The Carp received twenty kilograms of raw oysters and 100 shelled oysters from the Hiroshima Oyster Council on Saturday.  Source: Daily Sports 2/8/2014
  • 3rd round draft pick Kosuke Tanaka could get a look at third base, in addition to his primary position (short).  Source: Daily Sports 2/8/2014
  • Kenta Kurihara and Shota Dobayashi played third during fielding practice on Saturday.  Kurihara will be competing for an everyday job at either first or third.  Source: Tokyo Sports 2/9/2014
  • Kenta Maeda wants to play in the next World Baseball Classic in 2017.  Samurai Japan Manager Hiroki Kokubo has apparently already broached the subject with him.  Source: Sports Hochi 2/9/2014