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[2/11/2014] Softbank Hawks News and Notes

by on Feb.12, 2014 @ 1:11 am, under NPB

Name Type Date NP Notes
Ken Okamoto Bullpen 2/11 94 Threw 1001 pitches during camp through the 10th.  Sponichi 2/11/2014
Kenichi Nakata BPs 2/11 31 Faced thirteen hitters, allowed one hit (infield hit).  Struck out Akira Nakamura and Nobuhiro Matsuda.  Nikkan Sports 2/11/2014, Sponichi 2/11/2014
Tadashi Settsu BP 2/11 48 Faced Toru Hosokawa and Shinya Tsuruoka; allowed six could-be hits. Nikkan Sports 2/11/2014
Tadashi Settsu Bullpen 2/11 71 Tossed session after batting practice outing. Sponichi 2/11/2014

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Quick Notes

  • 3rd round draft pick Ken Okamoto is scheduled to pitch one inning in relief in an intra-squad game on the 12th.  Source: Sponichi 2/11/2014

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The Hawks have a Sega REC CHECK GOLF system at their spring camp facilities.  The machine was originally used to check golf swings, but was refitted to check baseball swings.  The unit can record a number of things, including footage and various velocities (bat swing and impact).

Source: Tokyo Sports 2/11/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/11/2014