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Softbank, Seibu, Rakuten, Lotte: July 17, 2012

by on Jul.17, 2012 @ 11:48 pm, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

Nobuhiko Matsunaka was taken off the active roster today with a strain in the left biceps femoris long head muscle.  Matsunaka suffered the injury when he swung the bat and hit a home run on Monday.  Source: Sponichi 7/17/2012

Seibu Lions

Takeya Nakamura was left out of the starting line-up tonight to give his left knee a rest (it was giving him problems).  He did get into the game as a pinch-hitter in the top of the 9th.  Source: Sponichi 7/17/2012

Rakuten Eagles

Kazuo Matsui was evaluated at the hospital earlier today and given a clean bill of health.  He is no longer experiencing dizziness and should be able to return to the team for workouts soon.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/17/2012

Chiba Lotte Marines

Seth Greisinger was scratched from his start tomorrow because of tightness in his back.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/17/2012