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[7/1/2013] Injury Updates: Shogo Yamamoto (Softbank), Tomoya Satozaki (Lotte)

by on Jul.01, 2013 @ 8:22 pm, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

The Hawks announced that Shogo Yamamoto will have surgery to remove a bone spur and a portion of synovial membrane in his left elbow.  He will most likely require about three months for a full recovery.

Source: Sponichi 7/1/2013

Chiba Lotte Marines

Tomoya Satozaki had his left chest examined at a hospital in Tokyo today and diagnosed with fracture in the left third rib.  He will require about three weeks for a full recovery.

Satozaki suffered the fracture while playing defense during a game against the Softbank Hawks on June 28 -- it was a close play at home plate.  He was removed from the active roster today.

Source: Sponichi 7/1/2013, Sports Hochi 7/1/2013