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[2/18/2014] Seibu Lions News and Notes

by on Feb.19, 2014 @ 2:11 am, under NPB

Name Type Date NP Notes
Taiki Nakago Bullpen 2/18 ~200 About 160 to a standing catcher and about 40 to a squatting catcher.  Sponichi 2/18/2014
Yosuke Okamoto BP 2/18 65 Fastballs and curves; allowed 7 could-be hits.  Nikkan Sports 2/18/2014
Ken Togame BP 2/18 57 Fastballs and curves; faced three hitters; gave up 3 could-be hits.  Sanspo 2/18/2014
Ken Togame Bullpen 2/17 55 Sanspo 2/18/2014

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Quick Notes

  • Ichi-gun camp has the day off on the 19th.
  • Hideto Asamura and Yuji Kaneko took fielding practice at second and short, respectively, during fielding practice on Tuesday.  Source: Sanspo 2/18/2014

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The rotation will most likely be Takayuki Kishi, Kazuhisa Makita, Ryoma Nogami, Yusei KIkuchi, Greg Reynolds, and Yosuke Okamoto.  However, the coaches also want Shota Takekuma to push for a spot and be ready in case they need him.  They could give him the team's first exhibition game start of the season on the 22nd against Softbank.  Source: Sponichi 2/18/2014