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[2/19/2014] Hanshin Tigers News and Notes

by on Feb.20, 2014 @ 3:21 am, under NPB

Name Date Swings Notes
Matt Murton 2/18 76 16 over the fence, including a streak of 6 in a row; 41 could-be hits.  Daily Sports 2/19/2014
Tsuyoshi Nishioka 2/18 50 25 swings from each side of the plate; 4 over the fence from the right side.  Sanspo 2/19/2014
Name Type Date NP Notes
Atsushi Nomi Bullpen 2/19 70+ Sponichi 2/19/2014
Shintaro Fujinami Bullpen 2/18 71 The most he has thrown during camp this year; Kazunari Tsuruoka caught the session; Takahiro Arai stood in the batter's box.  Sanspo 2/19/2014
Kazuhito Futagami Bullpen 2/18 70 In preparation for his practice game start against Rakuten on the 19th.  Sanspo 2/19/2014
Daiki Enokida Bullpen 2/18 ~80 Sanspo 2/19/2014


Quick Notes

  • Shintaro Fujinami is scheduled to pitch two innings in an intra-squad game on the 20th.  Source: Sanspo 2/19/2014
  • Tsuyoshi Nishioka rejoined the main group for workouts on Tuesday.  Source: Sanspo 2/19/2014
  • Mauro Gomez missed Wednesday's practices because he was not feeling well (slight fever).  His flu test came back negative.  Source: Daily Sports 2/19/2014
  • Yutaka Wada is planning to let Takahiro Arai compete for the everyday job at first.  Source: Sponichi 2/19/2014


Ryoma Matsuda was taken to a hospital after practices on Tuesday with discomfort in his right elbow.  If he is unable to throw the ball, he will most likely be moved to either Aki camp or Naruohama for his rehab.

Source: Sanspo 2/19/2014

Matsuda most likely started feeling discomfort in his right elbow some time around the 15th, when he gave up a run on two hits over an inning of work during an intra-squad game.

Source: Sponichi 2/19/2014