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[2/9/2014] Seibu Lions News and Notes

by on Feb.10, 2014 @ 2:09 am, under NPB

Name Date Swings Notes
Takeya Nakamura 2/8 37 Eight could-be hits, including one over the first; first session of outdoor batting practice since the start of camp.  Sanspo 2/9/2014
Name Type Date NP Notes
Takayuki Kishi Bullpen 2/9 121 First 102 to a standing catcher, last 19 to a squatting catcher; Ginjiro Sumitani caught the session.  Sanspo 2/9/2014, Sponichi 2/9/2014
Tomomi Takahashi BP 2/9   Face three hitters, did not allow any solid hits.  Sanspo 2/9/2014
Takayuki Kishi Bullpen 2/8 84 Standing catcher, including three to a squatting catcher.  Sports Hochi 2/9/2014


Quick Notes

  • The last time Hichori Morimoto played first was during a Ni-gun game in 1999.  Morimoto took fielding practice at first with Takeya Nakamura and Koji Yamasaki on Saturday.  Source: Daily Sports 2/9/2014
  • The Lions are planning to let Makoto Aiuchi attend the NPB Rookie Seminar in March.  Source: Sports Hochi 2/9/2014
  • Takayuki Kishi ended practiced on the 7th early because of some tightness in his lower back.  Source: Sports Hochi 2/9/2014


Ryo Hayashizaki hurt his left side during practices on Saturday.  The Lions announced that he will report to Group B camp in Kochi on the 11th.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/9/2014