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Yakult Swallows: March 19, 2012

by on Mar.19, 2012 @ 11:56 pm, under NPB

The Swallows announced today that Shohei Tateyama was hospitalized because the inflammation in his left leg worsened after getting a shot for the inflammation on Friday.  Tateyama reportedly had a bad reaction to the injection but is getting better and is expected to be released from the hospital on Tuesday.

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General coach Takao Ise worked with Kazuhiro Hatakeyama again today and said to reporters, "Another 240 baseballs today."

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Tsuyoshi Ueda may be the front-runner for the starting job in center: 9-for-34 (.265/.359/.500), three doubles, a triple, one homer, six RBI, four walks, and five stolen bases in six attempts.

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Yakult Swallows began their move to their new offices in Kita Aoyama in Minato-ku today.  The offices will re-open on March 21.