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[2/20/2014] Chunichi Dragons News and Notes

by on Feb.21, 2014 @ 3:09 am, under NPB

Name Type Date NP Notes
Daisuke Yamai Bullpen 2/20 64 Including sliders and forkballs; someone stood in the batter's box partway through.  Sanspo 2/20/2014
Takuya Asao Bullpen 2/20 ~40 Nikkan Sports 2/20/2014

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Quick Notes

  • Most workouts on Thursday were moved indoors because of the rain.  Stay behind practices were canceled -- everyone left for the hotel just before 5:00pm.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/20/2014
  • General Manager Hiromitsu Ochiai spent about six and a half hours watching Meiji University camp workouts at Ashitaka Stadium in Numazu, Shizuoka on Wednesday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/20/2014
  • Katsuya Nomura visited Ichi-gun camp on Thursday and spent some time with Motonobu Tanishige.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/20/2014
  • Yohei Oshima will remain at Ni-gun camp until he is fully prepared.  He played in two Ichi-gun practice games on the 18th and 19th, but coaches feel he is still not ready to join Ichi-gun camp.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/20/2014
  • Takuya Asao is scheduled to pitch in a batting practice scrimmage on the 25th.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/20/2014

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Tanishige is from Shobara, Hiroshima.  The city decided to present Tanishige with an honor award for his accomplishments as a baseball player over the years.  A presentation ceremony will be held on March 10.

Source: Sanspo 2/20/2014, Sponichi 2/20/2014