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[2/13/2014] Yomiuri Giants News and Notes

by on Feb.14, 2014 @ 2:30 am, under NPB

Name Type Date NP Notes
Chris Seddon BPs 2/13/2014 25 Faced six hitters.  Sponichi 2/13/2014
Tomoyuki Sugano Bullpen 2/12/2014 52 Twenty to a standing catcher, thirty-two to a squatting catcher; first session in six days because of back tightness.  Sponichi 2/13/2014

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Quick Notes

  • Thursday was the last day of Miyazaki camp.  An intra-squad game was canceled due to rain.  Scheduled starters Tetsuya Utsumi and Chris Seddon got some work in by tossing batting practice.  Source: Sponichi 2/13/2014
  • Kan Otake is scheduled to pitch in a practice game against LG (KBO) on the 20th.  Source: Sponichi 2/13/2014
  • Through Wednesday, Hideki Matsui had thrown 1,023 batting practice pitches.  Thursday was his last day as a special instructor.  Source: Sponichi 2/13/2014

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Utsumi took a batted ball hit by 1st round draft pick Seiji Kobayashi off his left shin during batting practice scrimmages on Thursday.  There was no damage to the bones, but he did require some stitches to close a cut.

Toshiya Sugiuchi canceled his bullpen session on Thursday because of tightness in his lower back.

Source: Sponichi 2/13/2014

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Shigeo Nagashima spent about ten minutes giving Hirokazu Ibata tips after the veteran's extra hitting session with batting practice pitcher Hideki Matsui on Wednesday.

Source: Daily Sports 2/13/2014