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[5/15/2014] Yomiuri Giants: Frederich Cepeda’s first day (Nikkan Sports)

by on May.16, 2014 @ 3:44 am, under NPB

Nikkan Sports posted Frederich Cepeda's schedule from his first day with the Ichi-gun team.

12:52 - arrives at Tokyo Dome.  Jeans, t-shirt, sneakers.  Baseball equipment including bat case, backpack from 2013 WBC.

14:25 - appears on field, about 100 reporters.  Shakes hands with player chairman Shuichi Murata out toward right field.  Begins warm-ups.

14:50 - joins Yoshinobu Takahashi for fielding practice in left.

15:20 - exchanges words with Tatsunori Hara.  Soft-toss batting practice.  Yakult's Wladimir Balentien visits and shakes hands.

15:35 - start of batting practice.  Twenty-six swings from the left side, twenty-five from the right.  Hit one over the fence.

15:45 - interview with media before the game.

17:23 - players on field in front of dugout on first base side.  Arrives a little late, Hisayoshi Chono pulls him in.

17:26 - starting line-up, PA announces him in left, batting fourth.  Goes 1-for-3 with an RBI in debut.

22:35 - post-game cool down routine.  Interview with media.

23:07 - leaves stadium.

Source: Nikkan Sports 5/15/2014