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[2/12/2014] Practice, Intra-squad Games

by on Feb.12, 2014 @ 11:33 pm, under NPB

=== Intra-squad Games ===

Hiroshima Carp

Reds 4 - Whites 2 (six innings)

  • Ren Nakata threw two perfect innings.  He threw sixteen pitches and struck out one.
  • Shota Dobayashi started at third and batted lead-off for the Reds.  He took an HBP off his head in his first trip to the plate.  It was a breaking pitch Keisuke Imai lost control of.  Dobayashi was replaced by a pinch-runner, but returned to the game on defense in the 2nd.
  • Jun Hirose went 2-for-2: with runners on first and third and no out in the 1st, RBI single to left of Keisuke Imai; with a runner on second and two out in the 3rd inning, RBI single to right off Tomohiro Umetsu; and a walk.  He has reached base in his last six trips to the plate.

Source: Daily Sports 2/12/2014, Sponichi 2/12/2014, Daily Sports 2/12/2014

Rakuten Eagles

Canceled due to rain.  Rescheduled to Thursday.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/12/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

Whites 2 - Reds 1

  • Shota Ishimine started in left and batted ninth for the Reds.  He collected two hits.
  • 5th round draft pick Seiya Inoue started at first for the Whites.  He batted fourth and went 2-for-3: strikeout in the 2nd, RBI double in the 4th; and an inside-the-park home run in the 7th.

Source: official report, Nikkan Sports 2/12/2014, Sports Hochi 2/12/2014

Softbank Hawks

Reds 1 - Whites 0 (six innings)

  • 3rd round draft pick Ken Okamoto tossed a perfect inning in relief for the Whites -- he retired Yuichi Honda, Kenta Imamiya, and Seiichi Uchikawa.
  • Dae-Ho Lee went 1-for-1: single to center, walk.
  • Yuki Yanagita got the start in center for the Whites.  He batted fifth and collected two hits: single to center in the 4th and a double to right in the 6th.

Source: official reportSports Hochi 2/12/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/12/2014, Daily Sports 2/13/2014, Sports Hochi 2/13/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/13/2014

Orix Buffaloes

Reds 1 - Whites 0 (six innings)

  • Alessandro Maestri started the game for the Whites and allowed one run in one inning of work.
  • Tomoyuki Kaida relieved Maestri and tossed two shutout innings.
  • Shota Morimoto started the game for the Reds and threw two shutout innings.
  • Nobuyoshi Yamada tossed a shutout inning in relief.
  • Esteban German was the starting designated hitter for the Reds and batted lead-off.  He led off the game with a double.
  • Yoshio Itoi was the starting designated hitter for the Whites.  He batted lead-off and collected single to right in the 1st.
  • Teppei started in center for the Reds.  He batted third and recorded a sac fly that plated German in the 1st.

Source: official report, Sports Hochi 2/13/2014, Sponichi 2/13/2014, Sponichi 2/13/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

Canceled due to rain.