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Rakuten Eagles: April 16, 2010

by on Apr.16, 2010 @ 8:06 pm, under NPB

=== 4/17/2010 2:08am JST

...Todd Linden was held out of the starting line-up on Friday and was diagnosed with ligament damage in his left thumb.  He apparently suffered the injury while playing defense on the 15th against the Seibu Lions.  The injury is expected to take 3 weeks to heal.  Linden's status moving forward is still not known.

=== 8:06pm JST

...Kohei Hasebe was taken off the active roster on Friday after being diagnosed with an injury in his left posterolateral meniscus.  Hasebe complained of pain in his knee after his start on the 14th against the Seibu Lions and had the knee checked out on Thursday.  He will likely be out 3 weeks.

...The Eagles have posted information about events they'll be holding on 4/22 (vs Chiba Lotte Marines) and 4/23 - 4/25 (vs Nippon Ham Fighters).