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[2/16/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons

by on Feb.17, 2015 @ 10:16 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Kenji Yano had surgery on his right elbow in November last year. He took batting practice on Monday for the second time since his surgery. He also played catch at a distance of forty meters. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/16/2015

Hanshin Tigers

  • Ichi-gun and Ni-gun camp had the day off on Monday.
  • Ryota Arai was called up to Ichi-gun camp. He arrived in Okinawa on Monday and will join workouts on Tuesday. Sourec: Nikkan Sports 2/16/2015

Hiroshima Carp

  • The Carp closed out Nichinan Ichi-gun camp on Monday. Source: Daily Sports 2/16/2015
  • Yuya Fukui will most likely start an exhibition game against the Yomiuri Giants on the 21st. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/16/2015
  • A scout from the Padres was at Nichinan camp on Sunday and saw Kenta Maeda toss batting practice. Source: Sports Hochi 2/16/2015
  • The Carp held a press conference for Hiroki Kuroda on Monday. Source: Daily Sports 2/16/2015 ... Kuroda played catch at various distances for about twenty minutes on Sunday. He threw the ball about 120 times in all. When playing catch at a distance of about eighteen meters, he threw thirteen curveballs, eight cutters, nine sliders, and three splitters. Source: Daily Sports 2/16/2015 ... Seventeen television camera and 150 members of the media attended the press conference. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/16/2015

Chunichi Dragons

  • Ichi-gun and Ni-gun camp had the day off on Monday.
  • Takuma Achira is making his way back from right adductor pain. He worked out on his day off on Monday. He is playing catch. Source: Sanspo 2/16/2015