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[2/25/2014] Seibu Lions News and Notes

by on Feb.26, 2014 @ 1:43 am, under NPB

Quick Notes

  • The remaining players in Nango closed out extended Nango camp on Tuesday.  They will join the rest of the team in Miyazaki City.  Source: Sponichi 2/25/2014
  • Kazuhisa Makita is slated to make his first regular season start on April 1 against Lotte at QVC Marine.  There is a chance he could face former teammate, Hideaki Wakui.  He will most likely pitch in his first exhibition game on March 5 vs Chunichi.  Source: Sanspo 2/25/2014, Sports Hochi 2/25/2014
  • Yusei Kikuchi is scheduled to start a practice game against Orix on March 1.  It will be his first game since September 26, 2013 and his first Ichi-gun game since August 6, 2013.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
  • Shogo Akiyama left Tuesday's practice game against Rakuten early due to tightness in his right elbow.  Source: Sponichi 2/25/2014
  • Takeya Nakamura was taking things slow because of pain in his left side.  A hospital examination on the 24th did not reveal any major problems.  Source: Sponichi 2/25/2014