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[2/20/2015] Orix Buffaloes, Nippon Ham Fighters, Chiba Lotte Marines, Seibu Lions, Rakuten Eagles

by on Feb.21, 2015 @ 8:42 am, under NPB

Orix Buffaloes

  • Ni-gun camp had the day off on Friday (travel day).
  • First round draft pick Sachiya Yamasaki is slated to pitch an inning or two in a practice game against Doosan (KBO) on the 24th. Daiki Tomei, Yuji Maeda, and Tomoyuki Kaida are set to pitch three innings each during Saturday's exhibition game against Softbank. Source: Sponichi 2/20/2015
  • Kimiyasu Kudo threw ninety-six batting practice pitches to Kenta Imamiya on Friday. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/20/2015

Nippon Ham Fighters

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

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Ni-gun camp had the day off on Friday.
  • The Marines closed out Ishigakijima camp on Friday. Source: Chunichi Sports 2/20/2015

Seibu Lions

  • The Lions closed out Nango camp on Friday. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/20/2015
  • Takayuki Kishi will most likely be named opening day starter. Source: Sponichi 2/20/2015
  • Hideto Asamura could play in his first game on March 6 (exhibition game against Hanshin at Koshien). Asamura has been taking things slow during spring camp so far because he had surgery on his left shoulder last November. Source: Sports Hochi 2/20/2015

Rakuten Eagles

  • Ni-gun camp had the day off on Friday (travel day).
  • Ginji and Takero Okajima could make appearances in upcoming practice games as catchers. Hiromoto Okubo wants to carry two full-time catchers and sees Ginji and Okajima as emergency back-ups. Source: Sponichi 2/20/2015, Daily Sports 2/20/2015