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[2/12/2014] Hanshin Tigers News and Notes

by on Feb.13, 2014 @ 2:39 am, under NPB

Name Date Swings Notes
Mauro Gomez 2/11 40 Indoors; nineteen could-be home runs (8 toward left, eleven between center and right).  Daily Sports 2/12/2014
Name Type Date NP Notes
Ryoma Matsuda Bullpen 2/11 49 Daily Sports 2/12/2014
Shintaro Fujinami Bullpen 2/11 55 From the set position.  Nikkan Sports 2/12/2014
Randy Messenger Bullpen 2/11 43 Kazunari Tsuruoka caught the session.  Sanspo 2/12/2014


Quick Notes

  • 1st round draft pick Yuta Iwasada and Tatsuya Kojima will join Ichi-gun camp on the 13th.  Hirokazu Shiranita was reassigned to Ni-gun camp with discomfort in his right arm.  Source: Daily Sports 2/12/2014
  • Development Coach Masayuki Kakefu arrived in Okinawa on Wednesday.  He will be at Okinawa camp during the third block (13th-16th).  Source: Sports Hochi 2/12/2014
  • Minoru Iwata and Daiki Enokida are scheduled to pitch in an intra-squad game on the 15th.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/12/2014


Shintaro Fujinami is scheduled to toss batting practice on the 15th.  He could also take the mound for a batting practice scrimmage around the 20th before pitching two innings in a practice game against LG (KBO) on the 25th.

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


Pitching coach Kiyooki Nakanishi spent some time working with Ryoma Matsuda on Tuesday -- there were some issues with the way he was using his upper body.  Matsuda is scheduled to pitch in an intra-squad game on the 15th.

Source: Daily Sports 2/12/2014