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[2/5/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Feb.06, 2015 @ 2:39 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Ichi-gun and Ni-gun camp had the day off on Thursday.
  • First round draft pick Kazuma Okamoto handled eighteen chances during a fielding practice scrimmage on Wednesday and committed two errors. Source: Sanspo 2/5/2015

Hanshin Tigers

  • Ichi-gun and Ni-gun camp had the day off on Thursday.
  • The Tigers are planning to hold a tryout in the Doninican Republic. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/5/2015
  • Fourth round draft pick Koki Moriya could pitch in a practice game against Seibu on the 11th. Source: Sanspo 2/5/2015
  • The Tigers are planning to give twenty-three-year-old pitcher Yao-Lin Wang a tryout during spring camp, some time around the 20th. They see him as a possible Ikusei pick-up. Source: Sanspo 2/5/2015

Hiroshima Carp

  • The pitchers ran 3.2 kilometers on Thursday. The top five finishers were: Ren Nakata Danilo DeJesus, Daichi Osera, Tetsuya Iida, and Shota Nakazaki. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/5/2015
  • Deunte Heath ended practices early on Thursday because he was not feeling well. Source: Sports Hochi 2/5/2015, Sanspo 2/5/2015
  • Kenta Maeda promised to take Nippon Ham's Shohei Otani out for yakiniku if he could not hit more batting practice home runs than the youngster during spring camp. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/5/2015

Chunichi Dragons

  • Ichi-gun and Ni-gun camp had the day off on Thursday.
  • Yuta Muto resumed practices on Thursday after missing time with the flu. He was moved to the Ni-gun hotel on Wednesday, after he started feeling better. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/5/2015, Sports Hochi 2/5/2015
  • Motonobu Tanishige would like to see Shuhei Takahashi make the Samurai Japan roster. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/5/2015

Yokohama Bay Stars

Yakult Swallows

  • Ichi-gun camp had the day off on Thursday.
  • Hiroki Yamada could make the Samurai Japan roster as a first baseman. Yamada would rather be at second, but Hiroshima's Ryosuke Kikuchi will most likely fill that position. Source: Sanspo 2/5/2015