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[4/9/2013] Injury Report: Hisashi Takeda (Nippon Ham), Junki Ito (Chunichi), Vicente Padilla (Softbank)

by on Apr.09, 2013 @ 5:49 pm, under NPB

Hisashi Takeda (Nippon Ham) was examined at a hospital on Monday and diagnosed with inflammation in his rectus abdominis muscle.  He will likely require a week to ten days for a full recovery.  Takeda was taken off the active roster today.

Takeda started feeling discomfort in the region after a game against Lotte on the 4th.

Source: Sponichi 4/9/2013, Daily Sports 4/9/2013

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The Dragons announced today that Junki Ito (Chunichi) had his right elbow examined at a hospital in Nagoya on Monday.  Tests, including an MRI, revealed an injury to the radial collateral ligament.  He will not be able to pitch for three to four weeks.

Ito started feeling discomfort in his right elbow during a Ni-gun game on the 3rd.

Source: Sponichi 4/9/2013

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Vicente Padilla (Softbank) was taken off the active roster today with tightness in his right forearm.  Padilla was scheduled to start a game against Orix at Kitakyushu on the 10th.  That start could now go to Kazuyuki Hoashi.

Source: Nikkan Sports 4/9/2013, Sponichi 4/9/2013