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The 17th Asian Games - Japanese National Baseball Team Candidate Training Camp

11/29/2013Amateur

The Japanese national baseball team candidate training camp will be held in Naha, Okinawa between Monday, December 2 and 5, 2013 to prepare for the 17th Asian Games (held in Incheon, Korea in 2014).

Training camp participants are listed below.

Training Camp Schedule

Monday, December 2 Gather at night.
Tuesday, December 3 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Practice at Okinawa Cellular Stadium in Naha
Wednesday, December 4 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Practice at Okinawa Cellular Stadium in Naha
Thursday, December 5 8:30 AM - 12:00 AM: Practice at Okinawa Cellular Stadium in Naha

Training Camp Participants

Title Name Affiliation Title at JABA
Chairman Kozo Ootagaki Toshiba Chairman, BFJ Training Committee & Chairman of the JABA Committee for the Improvement of Competitive Ability
Coach Hirotami Kojima Nagasaki Prefectural Government (Dispatched by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Nagasaki) Member, BFJ Training Committee & Vice-Chairman of the JABA Committee for the Improvement of Competitive Ability
Coach Masahisa Sakaguchi Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Panasonic Finance Member, BFJ Training Committee
Coach Miki Iwai International Budo University (Head Coach) Member, BFJ Training Committee & JUBF Chief Head Coach
Coach Yasuhiko Sugimoto Seibu Gas (Head Coach) Member, JABA Committee for the Improvement of Competitive Ability Improvement
Coach Takamori Tsutsui Nippon Sport Science University Member, BFJ Training Committee & Special Member, JABA Committee for the Improvement of Competitive Ability Improvement
Coach Tetsuya Horii JR-East (Head Coach) JABA Committee for the Improvement of Competitive Ability Improvement
Coach Masafumi Nishi Eiwa Shoji Wing (Coach) Member, JABA Committee for the Improvement of Competitive Ability Improvement
Coach Masanao Saito JFE East Japan Regional Section Member, JABA Committee for the Improvement of Competitive Ability Improvement
Coach Tatsuya Yoshinami Meiji University (Head Coach) BFJ Training Committee & JUBF Head Coach Committee Member
Coach Shoichi Nakajima Shinnittetsu Sumikin Kashima BFJ Training Committee & Member, JABA Committee for the Improvement of Competitive Ability Improvement
Special Coach Yoshitaka Katori Yomiuri Shimbun 15U Japan Team Head Coach, Samurai Japan Coach
Trainer Tetsuya Suzuki Sports Programs BFJ Training Committee & Medical Member, JABA Committee for the Improvement of Competitive Ability Improvement
Trainer Takatsugu Doi Nippon Express  

Pitchers
Name Date of Birth
(School Year)
Throwing Hitting Height Weight Team Name Alma Mater
Tom Inoue 1990/10/6 Left-handed Left-handed 180 70 JR Kyushu Nishinippon Institute of Technology
Junichi Katayama 1982/9/29 Left-handed Left-handed 179 79 JR-East Asia University
Ban Takagi 1990/6/1 Right-handed Right-handed 181 80 NTT East Tokyo University of Agriculture
Takayuki Kato 1992/6/3 Left-handed Left-handed 180 80 Shinnittetsu Sumikin Kazusa Magic Koryo High School Affiliated to Takushoku University
Koshiro Imamura 1989/6/22 Left-handed Left-handed 170 65 Seibu Gas Kansai Medical Sports College
Masaji Rokuno 4th year Left-handed Left-handed 173 71 Tokai University Kosei Gakuin High School
Takuro Sarukawa 4th year Right-handed Left-handed 183 86 Tokai University Hanamaki Higashi High School
Masashi Yamada 1995/2/27 Right-handed Left-handed 190 76 Mitsubishi Motors Okazaki Iwazu High School
Motoharu Fukuchi 1990/6/21 Left-handed Left-handed 182 88 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Yokohama Kyushu Kyoritsu University
Ryota Sekiya 4th year Right-handed Right-handed 180 82 Meiji University Third High School of Nihon University
Shingo Takeshita 1990/10/20 Left-handed Left-handed 180 82 Yamaha Kyushu Kyoritsu University
Catchers
Name Date of Birth
(School Year)
Throwing Hitting Height Weight Team Name Alma Mater
Shigeki Nakano 1980/8/1 Right-handed Right-handed 177 80 JR Kyushu Toyo University
Shuhei Ishikawa 1987/8/10 Right-handed Right-handed 180 78 JR-East Hosei University
Yuki Futaba 1985/4/21 Right-handed Right-handed 174 77 Toyota PL Gakuen High School
Takeshi Kunimoto 1988/3/6 Right-handed Right-handed 181 89 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Hiroshima Kinki University
Infielders
Issei Endo
Name Date of Birth
(School Year)
Throwing Hitting Height Weight Team Name Alma Mater
Ryota Ishioka 1992/5/25 Left-handed Left-handed 187 85 JR-East Kobe International University Affiliated St. Michael's Senior High School
Hiroki Takahashi 4th year Right-handed Right-handed 183 85 Takushoku University Takushoku University Affiliated Koryo High School
Masaki Hattori 1986/6/15 Left-handed Left-handed 188 87 Toshiba Kyushu Kyoritsu University
Ren Yamasaki 1990/12/13 Right-handed Left-handed 176 79 JX-ENEOS Keio University
Seira Ikai 1992/9/10 Right-handed Left-handed 170 73 Tokai Rika Gifu Commercial & Business High School
Keisuke Okazaki 1989/7/25 Right-handed Right-handed 173 78 Hitachi Rikkyo University
Kanji Kawai 4th year Right-handed Left-handed 175 78 Hosei University Chukyo University Senior High School
Yuichi Tabata 1982/7/20 Right-handed Right-handed 172 78 Honda Rikkyo University
Shun Ishikawa 1990/5/26 Right-handed Right-handed 178 81 JX-ENEOS Meiji University
Koichiro Matsumoto 1990/5/21 Right-handed Left-handed 178 78 Toshiba Rikkyo University
Mikio Watanabe 1988/11/12 Right-handed Left-handed 163 70 JX-ENEOS Kokugakuin University
Ken Tanaka 1989/11/1 Right-handed Right-handed 170 73 Shinnittetsu Sumikin Kazusa Magic Nihon University
Yuya Nonaka 4th year Right-handed Left-handed 172 68 kokusai Budo University Choshi Commercial Senior High School
1989/3/23 Right-handed Left-handed 180 75 Tokyo Gas Chuo University
Outfielders
Name Date of Birth
(School Year)
Throwing Hitting Height Weight Team Name Alma Mater
Shogo Inoue 1990/12/31 Right-handed Left-handed 181 81 Honda Nihon University
Daniel Thomassen 1989/4/21 Right-handed Right-handed 182 90 JFE East Japan Tokyo University of Agriculture, Faculty of Bio-Industry
Akira Matsumoto 1985/4/4 Right-handed Right-handed 180 85 JR-East Yokohama College of Commerce
Toshiki Yamada 1988/1/13 Right-handed Right-handed 178 78 JX-ENEOS Waseda University
Mizuki Takematsu 1990/9/26 Right-handed Left-handed 170 70 Sebu Gas Teikyo University
Kyoichi Nagata 4th year Right-handed Right-handed 177 77 Tohoku Fukushi University Hanasaki Tokuharu High School
Jori Okido 4th year Right-handed Left-handed 178 78 Hosei University Fujii Gakuen Sangawa High School
Yusaku Nakamura 1994/4/12 Left-handed Left-handed 168 68 Mitsubishi Motors Okazaki Kanazawa High School
Hiroki Nakashima 4th year Right-handed Right-handed 180 84 Meiji University Toin Gakuen High School

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