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[6/12/2013] Injury Update: Y. Takahashi (YOM), K. Maeda/Bullington (HIR), Fukudome (HAN), Satozaki (LOT)

by on Jun.12, 2013 @ 5:36 pm, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

Yoshinobu Takahashi (left calf strain) was slated to be a DH in a Ni-gun against Nippon Ham today, but the game was rained out.  Whether this changes his schedule is unknown.  As of yesterday, he was set to re-join Ichi-gun workouts on the 18th.

Source: Sanspo 6/12/2013, Daily Sports 6/12/2013, Nikkan Sports 6/12/2013

Hiroshima Carp

Kenta Maeda (right side) is currently slated to return to the active roster in time for a start against Nippon Ham on the 15th.  Bryan Bullington (right lower back) should be ok to start the Nippon Ham game on the following day (16th).

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/12/2013

Hanshin Tigers

Kosuke Fukudome (coming off left knee surgery) worked out at Naruohama on Tuesday.  For now, it seems he will require about three months for a full recovery.  He also stopped using crutches on the Tuesday.

Source: Sanspo 6/12/2013, Nikkan Sports 6/12/2013

Chiba Lotte Marines

Tomoya Satozaki (right shoulder, right calf) could return to the active roster when regular season play resumes on the 21st.

Source: Daily Sports 6/12/2013