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Hanshin Tigers: Yasutomo Kubo’s left leg should be ok

by on Oct.14, 2010 @ 4:30 am, under NPB

The Hanshin Tigers held a practice session for pitchers on Wednesday.  Yasutomo Kubo, hit near the left shin by a batted ball during simulated BP on Tuesday, kept his workouts light (he spent some time in the pool).  According to pitching coach Takashi Yamaguchi, the trainer drained the swollen area and it seems as though Kubo will be ok.

In other team-related news:

The Tigers held an information meeting for the owner at Hanshin HQ on Wednesday.  At the meeting, team officials went over financial reports for the 2010 season and player development topics, which included going over a list of possible draft candidates.

It seems nothing was mentioned about Senichi Hoshino.