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Yomiuri Giants News and Notes: February 15, 2013

by on Feb.15, 2013 @ 11:53 pm, under NPB
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Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice


  • 1st round draft pick Tomoyuki Sugano: bullpen, thirty-nine pitches, also had someone stand in the batter's box partway through the session

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/15/2013, Sponichi 2/15/2013


Valentine's Day: 1st round draft pick Tomoyuki Sugano got about 100 chocolates.

Ryosuke Miyaguni and Yuki Koyama handed out chocolates to fifty female fans.

Source: Sponichi 2/15/2013, Sponichi 2/15/2013


The Giants will give Jose Lopez a look at second during an intra-squad game o the 16th.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/15/2013


Ryosuke Miyaguni and Sugano are scheduled to start Satuday's intra-squad game.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/15/2013, Nikkan Sports 2/15/2013

Manny Acosta is also scheduled to make an appearance in the game.  He has tossed three bullpen sessions so far during spring camp.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/15/2013

Yomiuri Giants officially announce Manny Acosta signing

by on Dec.20, 2012 @ 3:39 pm, under NPB
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The Yomiuri Giants officially announced that they finalized a deal with right-handed pitcher Manny Acosta (31).  According to a number of reports, the Giants signed Acosta to a one-year deal worth an estimated 100 million yen.  He was also assigned the number forty-nine.  Yomiuri plans to use Acosta in a relief role.

Source: official announcement, Daily Sports 12/20/2012, Nikkan Sports 12/20/2012

See also:

Sanspo: Yomiuri Giants interested in Manny Acosta [12/9/2012]