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[2/10/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Feb.11, 2015 @ 4:29 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Ichi-gun and Ni-gun camps had the day off on Tuesday.
  • Tomoyuki Sugano is scheduled to pitch in an intra-squad game on the 15th. Source: Sanpso 2/10/2015
  • First round draft pick Kazuma Okamoto is slated to get the start at third and bat sixth during a Ni-gun intra-squad game on the 12th. Source: Sponichi 2/10/2015
  • Third round draft pick Hayato Takagi is scheduled to pitch in an intra-squad game on the 13th. Source: Sanspo 2/10/2015

Hanshin Tigers

  • Ichi-gun and Ni-gun camps had the day off on Tuesday.
  • Mauro Gomez is using a bat that is twenty-four grams lighter than what he used last year (from 920 grams to 896 grams). Source: Daily Sports 2/10/2015 ... Gomez signed a contract with Hillerich & Bradsby Company (Louisville Slugger). They sent him about thirty bats for practices during spring camp. The bats are thirty-four inches, weigh 32 ounces, and are made of maple. He used a Japanese bat last year, but decided to go back to Hillerich & Bradsby this year. Source: Sanspo 2/10/2015
  • Atsushi Nomi will most likely pitch in an intra-squad game on the 15th. Source: Sponichi 2/10/2015
  • The Tigers released the starting line-up for Wednesday's practice game against Nippon Ham, from one through nine: Taiga Egoshi in center field, Yamato as the designated hitter, Hiroki Uemoto at second base, Hayata Ito in left field, Ryutaro Umeno at catcher, Naomasa Yokawa at third base, Masahiro Nakatani in right field, Naoto Nishida at first base, Fumiya Hojo at shortstop. The starting pitcher will be Kazuyuki Kaneda. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/10/2015

Hiroshima Carp

  • Deunte Heath returned to practices at Ni-gun on Monday after missing time with the flu. Source: Sports Hochi 2/10/2015

Chunichi Dragons

  • Tatsuro Hamada rejoined workouts at Ni-gun camp on Tuseday after missing time with the norovirus. Source: Sports Hochi 2/10/2015
  • Motonobu Tanishige spent an hour hitting about 300 baseballs to Shuhei Takahashi during extra fielding practice on Tuesday. Source: Sponichi 2/10/2015

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Yoshitomo Tsutsugo has been using a short bat during soft-toss batting practice. The bat is about sixty centimeters and weighs 830 grams. His game bat is around eighty-five centimeters and weighs 900 grams. Source: Sponichi 2/10/2015

Yakult Swallows

  • Ichi-gun camp had the day off on Tuesday.