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Orix Buffaloes: May 19, 2010

by on May.19, 2010 @ 3:20 pm, under NPB

7:38pm JST

...Alex Cabrera was taken off the active roster today with a torn left hamstring and will likely be out for about four weeks -- two to heal and another two for rehab.

3:20pm JST

...Alex Cabrera will likely be taken off the active roster today after hurting his left hamstring while running the bases last night.

...Shogo Akada became the 13 player in PL history to hit homers from both sides of the plate last night.  He's also just the 6th Japanese player to accomplish the feat.  The other 5:

Hiromi Matsunaga (6 times)
Kazuo Matsui (3 times)
Tatsuhiko Kinjo (3 times)
Yoshihiko Takahashi (1 time)
Kazuyuki Shirai (1 time)