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[2/27/2014] Yomiuri Giants, Yokohama Bay Stars

by on Feb.28, 2014 @ 5:12 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Yuki Egarashi hurt his right hand when he tried to reach for a batted ball during a Ni-gun practice game against Hiroshima on Thursday.  There was some bleeding, but the injury does not appear to be serious.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/27/2014
  • Hirokazu Sawamura and Nobutaka Imamura could pitch in games in mid-March.  Sawamura threw about fifty pitches, including breaking balls, to a squatting catcher on Friday.  Imamura is expected to begin throwing breaking balls during his next session on the 28th.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/27/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • 1st round draft pick Yuta Kakita will break away from Ichi-gun and continue his workouts at Ni-gun.  He is coming back from inflammation in his right elbow.  Source: Sanspo 2/27/2014
  • Hisanori Takahashi's next appearance will likley be against Orix on March 4.  Source: Sports Hochi 2/27/2014