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Yomiuri Giants: Toshiya Sugiuchi scratched from next start due shoulder discomfort

by on Aug.22, 2012 @ 11:57 pm, under NPB

Toshiya Sugiuchi has been scratched from his start on Thursday against the Yakult Swallows because of discomfort in his left shoulder (he felt something during workouts today).  While the injury does not appear to be serious, the Giants plan to play it safe and give Sugiuchi ten days of rest by taking him off the active roster on Thursday.

Source: Sponichi 8/22/2012

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UPDATE 8/23 @ 9:53pm - To clarify, Sugiuchi complained of discomfort after workouts on Wednesday and was taken to a hospital for an evaluation.  Source: Nikkan Sports 8/23/2012