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Orix Buffaloes: Chihiro Kaneko requires right elbow surgery

by on Feb.07, 2011 @ 11:09 pm, under NPB

Chihiro Kaneko had his right elbow examined at a hospital in Kobe today and was diagnosed with loose cartilage in his right elbow (右肘遊離軟骨の負傷).  Kaneko will undergo surgery to remove the loose cartilage on the 9th.

Kaneko will not able to hold a ball for at least a month and will likely not be able to pitch in any games for at least 3 months.