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[2/25/2014] Daisuke Matsuzaka, Hiroki Kuroda, Masahiro Tanaka

by on Feb.25, 2014 @ 4:51 pm, under MLB

Name Date Swings Notes
Norichika Aoki 2/24   Played in intra-squad game; started in right and batted lead-off; went 1-for-2: single to center.  Sanspo 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
Kensuke Tanaka 2/24  

Played in intra-squad game; started at second and batted lead-off; went 0-for-4; flied out to left against Yu Darvish.  Sanspo 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014

Name Type Date NP Notes
Hiroki Kuroda BP 2/24 36 18 swings, 7 grounders.  Sanspo 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
Masahiro Tanaka BP 2/24 35 Faced Scott Sizemore, Dean Anna, and Zelous Wheeler; 10 swings: 5 swings and misses, 2 fly balls to the outfield, 1 infield grounder, 2 could-be hits; Francisco Cervelli caught the session; second session during spring training.  Daily Sports 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
Daisuke Matsuzaka BP 2/24 44 Faced 6 hitters.  Sanspo 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
Koji Uehara BP 2/24 25 Sanspo 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
Junichi Tazawa BP 2/24 25 Sanspo 2/25/2014Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
Yu Darvish ISG 2/24 13 Started intra-squad game; 7 for strikes; did not allow a hit or a run over an inning of work.  ZakZak 2/25/2014

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New York Mets

New York Yankees

  • Hiroki Kuroda is scheduled to toss a bullpen session on the 26th and could pitch in an exhibition game against the Phillies on March 1.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
  • Masahiro Tanaka spent some time signing autographs for fans after practices on the 23rd for the first time since the start of spring training.  Source: Sanspo 2/25/2014

Toronto Blue Jays

  • Munenori Kawasaki shaved his hair down the night before workouts on the 24th.  He told reporters it was hot and that the hair cut was refreshing.  Source: Sanspo 2/25/2014