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[6/21/2013] Injury Updates: Hideto Asamura (Seibu), Kenji Otonari, Vicente Padilla (Softbank)

by on Jun.21, 2013 @ 11:51 pm, under NPB

Seibu Lions

Hideto Asamura was removed from tonight's game on defense in the 7th inning for what Hisanobu Watanabe later told reporters was a conditioning problem.  Asamura also spoke to reporters and said he was having the trainer handle it and that he should be ok to play on Saturday.  No other information was given.

Source: Sponichi 6/21/2013

Softbank Hawks

The Hawks announced that Kenji Otonari had surgery to treat ossification of the yellow ligament today.  The were no reported complications during the surgery.  He will remain in the hospital for about ten days.  He will require four to five months for a full recovery.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/21/2013


Vicente Padilla was examined at a hospital in Fukuoka today.  He reportedly has some inflammation in his right shoulder.  There is no timetable for when he will make his next start.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/21/2013