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[6/7/2013] Softbank Hawks Ikusei catcher Takeshi Yagi to have right elbow surgery

by on Jun.07, 2013 @ 9:14 pm, under NPB

The Softbank Hawks announced today that Ikusei catcher Takeshi Yagi (23) will have right elbow surgery -- Tommy John and ulnar neurolysis (右肘内側側副靱帯再建術および尺骨神経剥離術) -- at a hospital in Gunma on June 14.  He will begin his rehab after a week-long hospital stay.  He will require ten to twelve months for a full recovery.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/7/2013, Sanspo 6/7/2013