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February 20, 2012 at 11:00 AM

Hisashi Iwakuma throws live BP and draws a crowd

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One of the more anticipated mound appearances of the early spring came and went not too long ago when Hisashi Iwakuma threw a live bullpen session with hitters standing in and tracking the ball.
Iwakuma will throw again in two days and by then, the hitters should be swinging.


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Now, as we’ve seen already the first 10 days or so of camp, any time Iwakuma so much as sneezes, he draws a crowd. It was no different this time around. Not much to judge out there quality-wise. It was his first time throwing with actual hitters standing in the batter’s box.
But this stuff passes for exciting until the intra-squad games start later this week.
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Adam Moore was the guy catching Iwakuma today. They warmed up together in the bullpen (photo above) and then walked out to the mound.

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