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[11/14/2014] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons

by on Nov.15, 2014 @ 2:30 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Takayuki Terauchi (31) filed marriage papers with a thirty-year-old woman from Aichi on Thursday. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/14/2014, Nikkan Sports 11/14/2014
  • Former Giant Masumi Kuwata was at Giants Stadium on Thursday collecting footage of player movement with a high-speed video camera. He wanted to provide younger players with an analysis of their motions. Part of Kuwata's studies at Tokyo University's graduate program involves analyzing motions required when throwing and hitting baseballs. Source: Daily Sports 11/14/2014, Sponichi 11/14/2014

Hanshin Tigers

  • Owner Shinya Sakai checked fall camp in Aki, Kochi on Friday. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/14/2014
  • Yamato took fielding practice at short for the second day in a row on Friday. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/14/2014
  • Rene Leveret (29) and Frederic Hanvi (25) participated in fall practices at Naruohama on Thursday for the first time. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/14/2014 ... Leveret recorded two doubles during a batting practice scrimmage on Friday. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/14/2014
  • Suguru Iwazaki complained of discomfort in his left arm while playing catch during fall camp on Thursday. Sanspo 11/14/2014
  • Naomasa Yokawa took forty swings during batting practice on Thursday and hit eleven over the fence. The shot that came on his twenty-ninth swing carried over 140 meters. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/14/2014
  • Atsushi Nomi no longer wants to be considered the staff ace because he feels it is not good for the team -- if the team is developing good pitching talent, then that label should naturally be passed on to a younger pitcher. Source: Sponichi 11/14/2014

Hiroshima Carp

  • Yuya Fukui started a practice game against Seibu on Friday. He tossed three shutout innings. Source: Daily Sports 11/14/2014 ... The Carp beat Seibu 4-0. They scored three runs in the 2nd (RBI double by Yuki Mima, RBI double by Hiroki Takahashi, and an RBI single by Tomohiro Abe) and a run in the 5th (RBI single by Tsubasa Aizawa). Fukui, Kyohei Nakamura, Jumpei Ono, Jumpei Shinoda, and Keisuke Imai combined for the shutout. Source: Sanspo 11/14/2014
  • Kenta Kurihara had surgery on his right elbow on Friday. He will most likely require three to four months for a full recovery. Source: Sports Hochi 11/14/2014
  • Koichi Ogata worked with Shota Dobayashi on his swing for over an hour during an extended practice session on Thursday. Source: Daily Sports 11/14/2014
  • After what has happened with Chihiro Kaneko and the Orix Buffaloes this year, the best time to post Kenta Maeda could be after the 2015 season, one year before he earns his domestic FA option. Source: ZakZak 11/14/2014

Chunichi Dragons

  • Yohei Oshima has been working out in left during fall camp. Oshima got the start in center during Thursday's practice game against jProject, but was shifted over to left in the 6th. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/14/2014
  • Koshi Inoue was senryokugaied in October. He attended the twelve-team tryouts on the 9th, but failed to attract interest. He joined up with the team at fall camp on Friday as a batting practice pitcher. Source: Sanspo 11/14/2014, Nikkan Sports 11/14/2014