|Naoya Masuda||BP||2/14||46||Faced Takeshi Kanazawa (21 pitches) and Shohei Kato (25 pitches); all fastballs; allowed five could-be hits. Nikkan Sports 2/14/2014|
- Nichiro, Ichiro Suzuki's look-alike, showed up at camp for the third straight day on Friday. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/14/2014
- 5th round draft pick Seiya Inoue went 5-for-7 with two home runs and four RBI in two intra-squad games. There is a chance he will be in the line-up batting fourth during an exhibition game against Orix on the 16th. Source: Sponichi 2/14/2014
Yuji Nishino will join Ichi-gun camp on the 16th. He started the year at Ni-gun camp because coaches were concerned about his right shoulder and wanted him to take things slow. He will likely be given looks as a reliever.
Source: Sponichi 2/14/2014
1st round draft pick Ayumu Ishikawa throws the fastball with about forty-three rotations per second. The average fastball is thrown with around thirty-seven rotations per second. His curve rotates about forty-seven times a second. The average is somewhere around thirty-six.
Source: Nikkan Sports 2/14/2014