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[2/2/2015] Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes, Chiba Lotte Marines, Seibu Lions, Rakuten Eagles

by on Feb.03, 2015 @ 2:55 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

  • Warm-ups were extended twenty minutes to eighty minutes on Sunday. Players had to run at least 2,500 meters in twelve minutes. Nobuhiko Matsunaka ran 2,600 meters, Tadashi Settsu 2,700 meters. Source: Sponichi 2/2/2015
  • Players worked with tires that weighed about 150 kilograms on Monday. They flipped them over or hit them with sledgehammers. Source: Sponichi 2/2/2015
  • Kimiyasu Kudo had no time for lunch on the first day of camp. He arrived at the stadium before 9:00am and left at around 6:00pm. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/2/2015

Orix Buffaloes

  • Hiroyuki Nakajima worked at out shortstop during fielding practice on Sunday. He was at third during fielding practice on Monday. Eiichi Koyano was at third on Sunday and at first on Monday. Source: Sports Hochi 2/2/2015, Sponichi 2/2/2015

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • First round draft pick Eisuke Tanaka is planning to toss his next bullpen session on Tuesday. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/2/2015

Seibu Lions

  • Norio Tanabe left the team hotel at around 7:50am on Monday and jogged the distance to the stadium in roughly forty minutes (about four kilometers). Source: Nikkan Sports 2/2/2015

Rakuten Eagles

  • First round draft pick Tomohiro Anraku is slated to toss his next bullpen session on the 4th. Source: Sanspo 2/2/2015
  • Former Rakuten Eagle Andruw Jones is thinking about returning to the United States to play in the Majors. At least two teams are interested. Source: CBS Sports 2/1/2015