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[2/6/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Feb.07, 2015 @ 5:21 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Hayato Sakamoto rejoined Ichi-gun practices on Friday. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/6/2015
  • Hirokazu Ibata participated in early morning practices at 8:30am on Friday. He and Daisuke Nakai fielded grounders for about thirty minutes. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/6/2015
  • The Giants are scheduled to play intra-squad games on the 12th, 13th, and 15th. Everyday players will most likely get some playing time on the 15th. Tomoyuki Sugano could pitch on the 15th (first game since October 2, 2014). Source: Sponichi 2/6/2015

Hanshin Tigers

  • Yutaka Wada reviewed tape of Mauro Gomez taking batting practice. From what he could tell, Gomez looked good and was swinging the bat well. But he is still a little concerned and will not find complete relief until he has had a chance to see him practice in person. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/6/2015, Daily Sports 2/6/2015 ... Gomez is currently scheduled to arrive in Okinawa on the evening of the 7th. He will join the team for practices beginning on the 8th. Source: Sports Hochi 2/6/015, Sponichi 2/6/2015, Sanspo 2/6/2015
  • Ni-gun manager Hideo Furuya is thinking about using Shintaro Yokota as a lead-off hitter during Ni-gun spring camp games because he wants to give him as many at bats as possible. He wants Yokota to be aggressive from his first at bat. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/6/2015
  • Samurai Japan manager Hiroki Kokubo was at Ginoza camp on Friday. Source: Sponichi 2/6/2015

Hiroshima Carp

  • Ichi-gun camp had the day off on Friday.
  • Ikusei Danilo DeJesus could make the seventy-man roster before the start of the regular season. Source: Sponichi 2/6/2015

Chunichi Dragons

  • Ninth round draft pick Takeshi Kaneko arrived in Okinawa on Thursday after missing time with college examinations. He joined Ni-gun workouts on Friday. He will have to return to Osaka again at some point during camp to check on his graduation status. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/6/2015, Sports Hochi 2/6/2015

Yokohama Bay Stars

Yakult Swallows

  • Logan Ondrusek could toss some batting practice around the 20th. Source: Sponichi 2/6/2015
  • Tsutomu Wakamatsu joined the team on Friday. He will be a special instructor until the 20th. Source: Sponichi 2/6/2015