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[6/28/2013] Injury Updates: Yanagita, Fujioka (Softbank), Greisinger (Lotte)

by on Jun.28, 2013 @ 6:19 pm, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

Yuki Yanagita was examined at a hospital in Fukuoka today and diagnosed with a minor rotator cuff tear in his right shoulder.  The chief trainer told reporters that Yanagita will resume practices once the pain subsides and could require about three weeks for a full recovery.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/28/2013

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Yoshiaki Fujioka was taken off the active roster today because he is not feeling well -- after practices on Thursday, he complained of feeling sluggish and was examined at a hospital in Chiba.  He is scheduled for another examination at a hospital in Fukuoka on Saturday.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/28/2013

Chiba Lotte Marines

Seth Greisinger described his back problems on Thursday as feeling like a cramp.  He took an injury time out in the 2nd inning with two outs, but managed to return after getting a quick massage.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/28/2013