The Yakult Swallows took both Tsuyoshi Ueda and Kazuhiro Hatakeyama off the active roster today.
Ueda - a strain in the muscles at the front of his right thigh (quadriceps?). Source: Sports Hochi Tweet 8/31/2012
Hatakeyama - a strain in the right flank (oblique) that will require two to three weeks for the pain to subside. Source: Sports Hochi Tweet 8/31/2012