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[2/9/2014] Softbank Hawks News and Notes

by on Feb.10, 2014 @ 1:02 am, under NPB

Name Date Swings Notes
Dae-Ho Lee 2/8 53 Extra batting practice; eight over the fence, including three in a row; used a training bat for the last five pitches, swung seriously, and hit three over the fence; first round of extra batting practice since the start of camp.  Sanspo 2/9/2014, Sports Hochi 2/9/2014
Name Type Date NP Notes
Hideki Okajima BP 2/9 36 Faced Dae-Ho Lee and Nobuhiko Matsunaka; allowed three could-be hits.  Spnichi 2/9/2014
Yuito Mori BPs 2/9   Faced eight hitters, did not allow any hits, walked one.  Nikkan Sports 2/9/2014
Ren Kajiya BP 2/9 30 Standing catcher; all fastballs; first session since the start of camp (first session off mound since October 2013 due to injury).  Sanspo 2/9/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/9/2014

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Sadaharu Oh on Dae-Ho Lee: "If [Lee] wanted to hit home runs, he could hit forty or fifty. ... But he is focusing on hitting the ball between center and right.  And that is fine.  Ichiro was the same.  He should continue doing what he is doing."

Source: Tokyo Sports 2/9/2014