Hanshin Camp 5 new foreigners are 1 army 8 rookies are 2 army 2 January 17:08 on January 24
Members of the professional baseball / Hanshin camp starting from the 1st of next month will be announced, and all five new foreign players such as Justin Bohr, who are expected to be the fourth candidate, will start in one army, and eight rookies will be in two armies. It is a start.
One camp in Okinawa camp, with 44 participants, one more than last year, marks a total of 92 home runs in the Major League, and is expected to be a substitute for Justin Bohr, who is attracting attention as the fourth candidate, and a retired Johnson pitcher All five new foreign players, such as John Edwards pitcher, started in one army.
Eight rookies, including Junya Nishi, who joined in the first place in the draft, started the second army according to the team's policy of fostering them without rush.
Mr. Yano said, "I think the athletes will finish sooner due to the effects of the Tokyo Olympics, so I'm looking forward to seeing that. I hope that the competition within the team will intensify."
Also, when asked about the opening pitcher, he expected that "Yuki Nishi is close to his favorite at the moment, but I want players to threaten his place."
He said of the rookie starting in the 2nd army, "I'm just a fun player, so I'd like you to make a solid foundation for a professional fight."
The Hanshin camp will be held from 1st to 26th next month in Ginoza Village, Okinawa Prefecture and Aki City in Kochi Prefecture, Japan.