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[11/4/2014] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Nov.05, 2014 @ 3:50 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Nobuyuki Okumura will be working out with Hirokazu Ibata in January next year. Source: Sponichi 11/4/2014

Hanshin Tigers

  • Seung-Hwan Oh is planning to add more weights to his off-season workouts this winter. He also plans to return to Japan at some point during the winter to use the natural spas. Source: Daily Sports 11/4/2014
  • Daiki Enokida threw 100 pitches during his first fall camp bullpen session on Monday. Sanspo 11/4/2014
  • Yutaka Wada visited Hanshin headquarters in Osaka on Tuesday and gave owner Shinya Sakai his end-of-season report. Team president Nobuo Minami indicated that Wada's contract will likely be year-to-year. Source: Daily Sports 11/4/2014

Hiroshima Carp

  • Allen Kuri tossed batting practice to Yoshihiro Maru, Ryuhei Matsuyama, Takahiro Iwamoto, and Ko Shimozuru on Tuesday. He threw sixty-nine pitches, all fastballs, and allowed fourteen could-be hits. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/4/2014
  • Koichi Ogata felt Matsuyama was not focused enough during his batting practice session on Monday and assigned him a session of soft-toss that lasted about forty-five minutes (roughly 800 baseballs, nonstop). Source: Daily Sports 11/4/2014, Nikkan Sorts 11/4/2014
  • Kenta Maeda has been practicing his splitter with an MLB baseball. Source: Daily Sports 11/4/2014
  • The Carp received fifteen kilograms of Miyazaki beef from Nichinan city on Tuesday. Source: Daily Sports 11/4/2014

Chunichi Dragons

  • Yuta Muto started Tuesday's practice game against the Hyogo Blue Sandars (Baseball First League) and gave up five runs on twelve hits over six innings of work. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/4/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Takehiro Ishikawa will not attend fall camp in Amami, Kagoshima because of tightness in his right thigh. Source: Sanspo 11/4/2014

Yakult Swallows