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[2/24/2014] Hanshin Tigers News and Notes

by on Feb.24, 2014 @ 11:53 pm, under NPB

Name Date Swings Notes
Takahiro Arai 2/23 80 6 over the fence.  Sanspo 2/24/2014
Tsuyoshi Nishioka 2/23 53 Regular batting practice; 5 over the fence; both sides of the plate.  Sanspo 2/24/2014
Tsuyoshi Nishioka 2/23 76 Extra batting practice; 22 over the fence; batting left-handed.  Sanspo 2/24/2014
Name Type Date NP Notes
Shintaro Fujinami Bullpen 2/24 39 Daily Sports 2/24/2014
Yuya Ando Bullpen 2/24 33 Over half were breaking pitches.  Nikkan Sports 2/24/2014
Randy Messenger Bullpen 2/23 ?? Did not have a very good session.  Sanspo 2/24/2014
Atsushi Nomi Bullpen 2/23 72 Sanspo 2/24/2014


Quick Notes

  • Seung Hwan Oh did not toss a bullpen session on Sunday.  He instead took grounders at third and made thirty-five throws to first.  Source: Sanspo 2/24/2014
  • Yuya Ando will start a Ni-gun practice game against the Kochi Fighting Dogs (Independent League) on Tuesday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/24/2014
  • Tsuyoshi Nishioka is set to play in Tuesday's practice game against LG (KBO).  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/24/2014


Mauro Gomez was examined at the hospital on Sunday with tightness in his legs (possibly his right knee).  Source: Sanpso 2/24/2014

The coaches sat down with Gomez on Monday.  He will not play in Tuesday's practice game against LG (KBO).  He might also end up sitting out the practice games on March 1 and 2.  Yutaka Wada told reporters they did not want to push Gomez too hard.

Source: Daily Sports 2/24/2014