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[2/25/2014] Hiroshima Carp News and Notes

by on Feb.26, 2014 @ 1:42 am, under NPB

Name Type Date NP Notes
Keisuke Imai Bullpen 2/25 66 In preparation for practice game start against Yomiuri on Wednesday.  Sponichi 2/25/2014
Kenta Maeda BPs 2/24 33 Faced 9 hitters; threw 10 splitters; struck out Brad Eldred and Kila Ka'aihue with splitters; allowed 1 could-be hit; fastball topped out at 146km/h, splitter at 138km/h.  Sports Hochi 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014, Sponichi 2/25/2014
Daichi Osera Bullpen 2/24 81 Tested the fork.  Daily Sports 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014

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Quick Notes

  • Kenta Maeda is scheduled to pitch in a practice game against Nippon Ham on March 2.  Source: Sports Hochi 2/25/2014 ... Maeda feels his splitter will have to reach the 140km/h range to be effective.  Source: Sponichi 2/25/2014
  • Keisuke Imai missed workouts on the 24th with a stomach ache.  He returned to practices on Tuesday.  He is scheduled to start a practice game against Yomiuri on the 26th.  Source: Sponichi 2/25/2014