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[1/9/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons, Yokohama Bay Stars

by on Jan.10, 2015 @ 12:19 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Yoshinobu Takahashi, Tomoya Inzen, Daisuke Nakai, Harutomo Tsuji, and Seibu's Ryota Wakiya left for Okinawa on Friday. Source: Nikkan Sports 1/9/2015
  • Shinnosuke Abe shaved portions of Ryosuke Miyaguni and Nobutaka Imamura's heads as a sign of how they need to step up for the team to move forward. Source: Sponichi 1/9/2015
  • Hirokazu Ibata, Chunichi's Shuhei Takahashi, and Yokohama's Shigeo Yanagida worked out for about six hours in Yamaga, Kumamoto on Friday -- weight training in the morning and practices on the field in the afternoon. Source: Nikkan Sports 1/9/2015

Hanshin Tigers

Hiroshima Carp

  • The 2014 draft class (nine players including two Ikusei players) moved into the team dormitory in Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima on Friday. Training camp for the 2014 draft class will begin on Saturday. Source: Sponichi 1/9/2015
  • Ryosuke Kikuchi, Yuichi Hisamoto, Takaya Toda, and Shohei Habu worked out in Izu, Shizuoka on Thursday. Source: Daily Sports 1/9/2015

Chunichi Dragons

  • The 2014 draft class (twelve players including three Ikusei players) moved into the team dormitory in Nagoya on Friday. Training camp for the 2014 draft class will start on Saturday. Source: Nikkan Sports 1/9/2015, Sanspo 1/9/2015

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Training camp for the 2014 draft class began on Friday. Source: Nikkan Sports 1/9/2015
  • First round draft pick Yasuaki Yamzsaki was the seventh player (out of a possible eight) to finish a 3,000 meter run on Friday. Source: Daily Sports 1/9/2015 ... Fifth round draft pick Koki Yamashita recorded the best time at twelve minutes and thirty-six seconds. Fourth round draft pick Motoharu Fukuchi finished the run in sixteen minutes and fifty-four seconds. Source: Sports Hochi 1/9/2015