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Samurai Japan Amateur National Team finishes the final day of the selection camp after enjoying vibrant practices

March 18, 2018

 The last day of player selection camp of SAMURAI JAPAN Amateur which participated in "the 18th Asian Games" held in Jakarta of Indonesia for from August to September in this year was performed in JR East baseball club Kashiwano Stadium of Chiba.

The last day with vigor

 Amateur which performed skilled player, JR East and practice game for two days was practice of this day approximately three hours and left off selection camp.
 It lasted more than ten minutes and preached mental attitude that it was international meeting, and fielders needed Manager Akio Ishii and future problem in meeting in started practicing hot. And all players performed warm-up and fielding practice, batting practice in loud voice in the later whole practice and finished the last day of the selection camp in practice with vigor.

 Including contents of JABA meeting and city opposition district preliminary, we decide national team registration 24 players of Asian Games after this. After training camp or overseas expedition, we aim at gold medal acquisition to be since 1994 in the university's meeting.

Comments by manager and players

Manager Akio Ishii

"We wanted you to clear what kind of problem before the next training camp (in meeting) or conveyed what kind of thing policy of team was. We think that you must harden ace and two play intervals, center line such as catcher in particular when we look back toward team of last year. As 24 people of meeting registration are selected in the next camp, we want to make team play clear"

Asahi Satoh outfielder (TOSHIBA)

"Problem of defense thinks whether precision of throw was found very much. When do not make there clear, is severe by Asian Games; fight. If each person is conscious by team as the days when we can be active in national team are limited, we think whether it is in better team when we gathered again. We have the captain entrust in Asian Championship of last year and value mutual understanding as it is situation that must convey responsibility and awareness of national team and want to pull with atmospheres leaving for game more"

Kento Harasawa infielder (SUBARU)

"We were able to have a good experience at level high (call of pattern that is university graduate new face). Though technical height was so, atmosphere of dugout was very good, too and should have often followed. We want to make use of this experience"

The 18th Asian Games
Meeting Schedule

From August 26, 2018 to September 1

Location

Indonesia (Jakarta)

Meeting official site

Asian Games 2018 Jakarta Palembang

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