Spring camp games from February 16.
- Toshihiro Sugiura started the game and tossed two shutout innings.
- Orlando Roman relieved Sugiura and gave up a run on two hits over two innings of work.
- Masato Nakazawa tossed two perfect innings in relief and struck out three.
- Ryohei Kiya gave up a run on three hits over three innings. He struck out four.
- Yasushi Iihara went 2-for-2.
- Yuhei got the start in center and batted fourth. He went 1-for-4.
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- The offense scored sixteen runs on twenty-three hits (including a home run) and stole seven bases.
- Line-up batted around in the 4th inning - twelve hitters push eight runs across the plate.
- Kenji Tomura got the start and gave up a run on five hits over four innings of work. He struck out seven.
- Hiroaki Shimauchi started in left and batted seventh. He went 5-for-6 with two triples and one RBI: Kl, 1B9, 1B9, 3B8, 1B9 RBI, 3B9. He also stole two bases in the 4th.
- Seiji Uebayashi started in right and batted third for the Reds. He hit a double to right off Shota Oba in the 3rd and a timely triple to right-center off Daichiro Ito in the 4th.
Source: Nikkan Sports 2/17/2015