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[2/12/2015] Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes, Nippon Ham Fighters, Chiba Lotte Marines, Rakuten Eagles

by on Feb.13, 2015 @ 5:43 pm, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

  • Taisei Makihara played center in consecutive intra-squad games. Yuya Hasegawa is still working his way back from right ankle surgery in December last year. The Hawks want options and are checking to see how Makihara handles the outfield. Source: Sponichi 2/12/2015
  • Daisuke Matsuzaka is slated to toss batting practice on Saturday. Source: Sponichi 2/12/2015
  • Akira Nakamura left practices early on Thursday because he was not feeling well (diarrhea). He was diagnosed with a gastrointestinal virus. Source: Sponichi 2/12/2015

Orix Buffaloes

  • Ni-gun camp had the day off on Thursday.

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Cha-Seung Baek tossed a bullpen session as part of his tryout on Thursday. He threw thirty-seven pitches, including two-seamers, sliders, and splitters, and topped out at 140km/h. He will have a chance to pitch in an intra-squad game on the 15th. Source: Daily Sports 2/12/2015, Sports Hochi 2/12/2015

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • First round draft pick Shogo Nakamura, Toshiaki Imae, and Daichi Suzuki fielded grounders for about fifty minutes during extra fielding practice on Thursday. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/12/2015

Rakuten Eagles

  • Kazuo Matsui will continue his training at Ni-gun camp because he wants to practice at his own pace. He also wants to get more work in the outfield. Source: Sanpso 2/12/2015