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Yakult, Yomiuri, Hiroshima: July 6, 2012

by on Jul.06, 2012 @ 4:20 am, under NPB

Yakult Swallows

The Swallows have scored seventy-three runs since Inter-league play ended (ten games).

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The Swallows announced that Chang-Yong Lim had reconstructive surgery on his right elbow (tibial collateral ligament) on Thursday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/5/2012

Yomiuri Giants

The Giants announced that Michihiro Ogasawara injured his left hamstring while playing in a Ni-gun game against Yokohama on Thursday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/5/2012

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Diasuke Ochi was discharged from the hospital on Thursday.  He will begin his rehab as soon as he is ready (he had surgery to treat ossification of yellow ligament on June 28).  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/5/2012, Giants' Website

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The Giants announced that mountain climber Hirotaka Takeuchi will throw throw out the ceremonial first pitch on July 8 (vs Hanshin at Tokyo Dome).  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/5/2012

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Takahiko Nomaguchi's wife gave birth to the couple's first child, a boy weight 3,720 grams, on Thursday at 6:30am.  Source: Sports Hochi 7/5/2012

Hiroshima Carp

Brad Eldred will play in a Ni-gun game game on Friday and could join the active roster in time for the Yomiuri series that begins on July 10.  Eldred took situational batting practice at Mazda Stadium on Thursday. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/5/2012