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[2/13/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Feb.14, 2015 @ 2:33 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Kyosuke Takagi joined Ni-gun workouts on Friday. He missed practices on Wednesday because he was not feeling well. He returned on Thursday, but took things slow. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/13/2015

Hanshin Tigers

  • Yutaka Wada spent about an hour hitting 403 baseballs to Ryutaro Umeno on Thursday. Umeno gloved 300. Source: Daily Sports 2/13/2015, Sponichi 2/13/2015
  • Ryoma Matsuda is slated to pitch in a practice game against Hanwha on the 14th. Source: Sanspo 2/13/2015
  • Shintaro Fujinami is scheduled to start an intra-squad game on the 15th and pitch two innings for the Whites. Atsushi Nomi will get the start for the Reds. Randy Messenger and Minoru Iwata are also scheduled to pitch in the game. Source: Daily Sports 2/13/2015

Hiroshima Carp

  • Deunte Heath returned to regular practices on Friday. Heath came down with the flu on the 6th, rested at the team hotel until the 8th, and resumed basic workouts on the 9th. Source: Daily Sports 2/13/2015

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • First round draft pick Yasuaki Yamasaki is slated to toss two innings in a practice game against Nippon Ham on the 14th. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/13/2015

Yakult Swallows

  • Fourth round draft pick Tetsuya Terada and sixth round draft pick Hiroaki Doi will join Ichi-gun camp on the 14th as planned. First round draft pick Shingo Takeshita will remain at Ni-gun camp because of tightness in his left elbow. Source: Daily Sports 2/13/2015