Darrell Rasner was taken off the active roster today with discomfort in hip hip region. Rasner was examined at a hospital in Saitama today but the team has not released information about his injury or about how long they expect him to be out.
Nippon Ham Fighters
The Fighters took Hisashi Takeda off the active roster today because of pain in the inner portion of his right knee (inflammation). He first started feeling pain during a game on April 19th and was examined at a hospital in Tokyo on April 23. No ligament damage was found at the time. The team is considering whether or not to have Takeda re-evaluated. There is currently no timetable for his return.
Takeda injured his right knee before in 2003.
Takehito Kanazawa was taken off the active today because of tightness in his right shoulder-blade area.
As expected, Kazuki Yoshimi was taken off the active roster today with a bruise on his left biceps femoris muscle.