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Hanshin Tigers: No timetable on when Hiroki Uemoto will be able to return

by on Feb.27, 2013 @ 9:56 pm, under NPB

The Tigers told reporters today that Hiroki Uemoto needed four stitches to close cuts above and below his right eye (two each).  Hayata Ito was diagnosed with a contusion in his jaw joint.  There is no timetable for either player.

Source: Sponichi 2/27/2013

UPDATE @ 11:15pm - Uemoto also hurt his left ankle.  He may require additional testing.  He spent the day resting at home today.

Ito did some light training a Koshien.

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Hanshin Tigers: Uemoto, Ito collide while tracking ball in 6th