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[2/25/2015] Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Feb.26, 2015 @ 8:16 am, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

  • The Tigers closed out Ginoza camp on Wednesday. They drew 67,800 fans during camp, up from the 56,500 from last year. Source: Daily Sports 2/25/2015
  • The Tigers also closed out Kochi camp on Wednesday. Source: Daily Sports 2/25/2015
  • Matt Murton is slated to play in his first game on March 4 (exhibition vs Softbank at Koshien). Source: Sanspo 2/25/2015
  • Suguru Iwazaki was scheduled to pitch in a Kyoiku League game against Softbank on March 5, but is now slated to pitch in a Kyoiku League game against Chunichi on the 28th. Source: Sanspo 2/25/2015
  • Second round draft pick Tsuyoshi Ishizaki is set to start an exhibition game against Softbank on March 3. Source: Sponichi 2/25/2015
  • Hiroki Uemoto most likely won the starting second base job after Yutaka Wada recently told Tsuyoshi Nishioka that he was going to play third this year. Source: Sports Hochi 2/25/2015
  • Yamato developed a fever on the 24th and was taken to the hospital for an evaluation. He was diagnosed with the flu and did not participate in practices on the 25th. He will stay behind in Ginoza until he is feeling better. Source: Daily Sports 2/25/2015, Sanspo 2/25/2015

Hiroshima Carp

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • First round draft pick Yasuaki Yamasaki is set to start a practice game against LG (KBO) on the 26th. Source: Daily Sports 2/25/2015

Yakult Swallows

  • Yoshihisa Naruse is set to pitch in a Kyoiku League game against Seibu on March 4. Source: Sports Hochi 2/25/2015