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[2/19/2014] Yokohama Bay Stars News and Notes

by on Feb.20, 2014 @ 2:51 am, under NPB

Quick Notes

  • Shigeru Kaga is scheduled to start the team's first exhibition game of the year on the 22nd against Yomiuri.  Source: Sponichi 2/19/2014

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Hiroshi Kobayashi will be sent up to Ichi-gun camp on the 20th.  Kentaro Takasaki will be sent down to Ni-gun camp to make room for Kobayashi.  Takasaki gave up four runs in two innings during a practice game against Hanshin on the 16th.

Source: Daily Sports 2/19/2014

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The Bay Stars are not planning to use 1st round draft pick Yuta Kakita, 2nd round draft pick Shingo Hirata, and 4th round draft pick Tomoya Mikami in exhibition games against Central League team.

Source: Daily Sports 2/19/2014

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Hiroyuki Shirasaki was having problems with his back and had it examined at a hospital on the 15th.  His condition improved enough to where he was able to play in Wednesday's practice game against KIA.  He went 1-for-3.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/19/2014