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[2/22/2018] Xavier Batista suffers bone contusion in finger

Xavier Batista was hit by a pitch on his left hand during a practice game against Lotte on February 21. The Hiroshima Carp announced on February 22 that he was diagnosed with a bone contusion on the fifth metacarpal (pinky) in his left hand.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/22/2018, Sanspo 2/22/2o18, Daily Sports 2/22/2018

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[2/21/2018] Yuta Nakamura takes batted ball off chest

Yuta Nakamura took a batted ball off his chest during a practice game against Lotte on February 21. He was removed from the game and taken to a hospital in Okinawa where he was diagnosed with a bruise on his right chest. He will need some rest and might be reassigned.

Source: Daily Sports 2/21/2018

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[2/17/2018] Mikiya Takahashi sent to San-gun with muscle strain in left arm

Mikiya Takahashi was examined at a hospital in Okinawa after he developed pain in his left arm and was diagnosed with a strain in his left flexor carpi radialis muscle. Takahashi will report to San-gun for rehab.

Source: Sanspo 2/17/2018, Daily Sports 2/17/2018

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[12/29/2017] Jay Jackson signs new contract with Hiroshima Carp

The Hiroshima Carp announced today that they reached an agreement with Jay Jackson. The two sides agreed to a new contract worth an estimated one million US dollars plus incentives and includes a signing bonus of 500,000 US dollars.

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/29/2017, Sanspo 12/29/2017


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[12/27/2017] Hiroshima Carp finalize 2018 contracts for Johnson, Eldred, Batista, and Mejia

The Hiroshima Carp announced that they finalized the 2018 contracts for the following four players:

Salaries are estimates.

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/27/2017

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Ryuji Ichioka: Did You Know

2017

Ichioka will be named bullpen captain for the 2018 season.

Source: Daily Sports 12/26/2017, Sponichi 12/26/2017

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[12/26/2017] Okinawa Green Field to be complete by February 2018

The new indoor practice facility located next to Goza Shinkin Stadium will be complete by February 2018. Planning for the new facilities began in 2012 and will cost the city of Okinawa about 1.7 billion yen. Construction started in August last year.

The outer building is complete. They are currently installing indoor protective netting and will then move on to the artificial turf. Everything should be done by February 2018.

The facilities are about the size of three futsal fields, or roughly 4,000 square meters. The area could be used for infield practice as well as batting practice and various other kinds of drills.

The Goza Shinkin facilities are the spring camp home of the Hiroshima Carp.

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[12/20/2017] Hiroshima Carp reach agreement with Leonel Campos

The Hiroshima Carp announced today that they reached an agreement with thirty-year-old pitcher Leonel Campos. He was assigned the uniform number 70. According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a deal worth 400,000 US dollars plus incentives, plus a signing bonus of 250,000 US dollars.

Source: Hiroshima 12/20/2017, Nikkan Sports 12/20/2017

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Hiroshima Carp: 2018 Spring Camp

Hiroshima Carp 2018 Spring Camp Details

Nichinan Camp

Ichi-gun

February 1 (Thu) – 14 (Wed)
Days Off: February 5 (Mon), 9 (Fri)

Players

Pos Name JPN Name ENG
P 九里 亜蓮 Aren Kuri
P 大瀬良 大地 Daichi Osera
P 今村 猛 Takeru Imamura
P 岡田 明丈 Akitake Okada
P 野村 祐輔 Yusuke Nomura
P 中崎 翔太 Shota Nakazaki
P 薮田 和樹 Kazuki Yabuta
P 中田 廉 Ren Nakata
P 一岡 竜司 Ryuji Ichioka
P 高橋 昂也 Koya Takahashi
P 塹江 敦哉 Atsuya Horie
P 藤井 皓哉 Koya Fujii
P ジョンソン Kris Johnson
P 高橋 樹也 Mikiya Takahashi
P アドゥワ 誠 Makoto Aduwa
P 戸田 隆矢 Takaya Toda
P 辻 空 Sora Tsuji
P オスカル Nakaoshi Oscar
P ジャクソン Jay Jackson
P 中村 祐太 Yuta Nakamura
P カンポス Leonel Campos
P フランスア Geronimo Franzua (practice)
C 會澤 翼 Tsubasa Aizawa
C 石原 慶幸 Yoshiyuki Ishihara
C 磯村 嘉孝 Yoshitaka Isomura
C 坂倉 将吾 Shogo Sakakura
INF 上本 崇司 Takashi Uemoto
INF 田中 広輔 Kosuke Tanaka
INF 安部 友裕 Tomohiro Abe
INF 堂林 翔太 Shota Dobayashi
INF 新井 貴浩 Takahiro Arai
INF 菊池 涼介 Ryosuke Kikuchi
INF 庄司 隼人 Hayato Shoji
INF 美間 優槻 Yuki Mima
INF 西川 龍馬 Ryoma Nishikawa
INF メヒア Alejandro Mejia
OF 丸 佳浩 Yoshihiro Maru
OF 下水流 昂 Ko Shimozuru
OF 野間 峻祥 Takayoshi Noma
OF 松山 竜平 Ryuhei Matsuyama
OF 鈴木 誠也 Seiya Suzuki
OF バティスタ Xavier Batista

Ni-gun

February 6 (Tue) – 27 (Tue)
Days Off: February 5 (Mon), 9 (Fri), 15 (Thu), 20 (Tue)

Venue: Tenpuku Stadium and Tokoji Stadium

Players

Pos Name JPN Name ENG
P 福井 優也 Yuya Fukui
P 加藤 拓也 Takuya Kato
P 永川 勝浩 Katsuhiro Nagakawa
P 横山 弘樹 Hiroki Yokoyama
P 床田 寛樹 Hiroki Tokoda
P ケムナ 誠 Brad Makoto Kemna
P 飯田 哲矢 Tetsuya Iida
P 山口 翔 Sho Yamaguchi
P 中村 恭平 Kyohei Nakamura
P 長井 良太 Ryota Nagai
P 遠藤 淳志 Atsushi Endo
P 平岡 敬人 Takato Hiraoka
P 佐藤 祥万 Shoma Sato
P 岡林 飛翔 Tsubasa Okabayashi
P 藤井 黎來 Reira Fujii
P 佐々木 健 Ken Sasaki
P モンティージャ Montilla (practice)
P タバーレス Tavarez (practice)
C 中村 奨成 Shosei Nakamura
C 白濱 裕太 Yuta Shirahama
C 船越 涼太 Ryota Funakoshi
INF 小窪 哲也 Tetsuya Kokubo
INF 桒原 樹 Tatsuki Kuwahara
INF エルドレッド Brad Eldred
INF 青木 陸 Riku Aoki
INF 木村 聡司 Satoshi Kimura
OF 岩本 貴裕 Takahiro Iwamoto
OF 赤松 真人 Masato Akamatsu
OF 土生 翔平 Shohei Habu
OF 天谷 宗一郎 Soichiro Amaya
OF 高橋 大樹 Hiroki Takahashi
OF 永井 敦士 Atsushi Nagai

Okinawa Camp

Ichi-gun

February 16 (Fri) – 27 (Tue)
Days Off: February 15 (Thu), 20 (Tue)

Venue: Koza Shinkin Stadium

Games


Additional information will be added to this post as it becomes available.

Source: Hiroshima 12/19/2017, Daily Sports 1/22/2018, Hiroshima 1/23/2018

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[12/1/2017] Hiroshima Carp leave for their CL championship trip to Hawaii

The Hiroshima Carp left for their Central League championship trip to Hawaii on December 1. Players, coaches, staff, and their families, all 228 individuals, boarded a JAL charter flight to Honolulu Airport out of Hiroshima Airport. It will be a five night, seven day trip.

Source: Daily Sports 12/1/2017, Daily Sports 12/1/2017, Nikkan Sports 12/1/2017

[UPDATE 12/7 @ 11:54pm]

The Carp returned from their trip to Hawaii earlier today.

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/7/2017

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