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[7/3/2013] Injury Updates: Abe (YOM), Asao (CHU), Fukudome (HAN), Nakamura (YOK)

by on Jul.03, 2013 @ 11:42 pm, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

Shinnosuke Abe was examined at a hospital in Tokyo today and diagnosed with a muscle inflammation in his right side.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/3/2013

Chunichi Dragons

Takuya Asao (right shoulder) pitched in a Ni-gun rehab game against Hanshin today.  He entered the game in the 3rd inning and gave up a run on two hits over an inning of work.  This was his fourth rehab game since he was cleared to play on June 23.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/3/2013

Hanshin Tigers

Kosuke Fukudome took outdoor batting practice for several minutes today at Naruohama for the first time since he had left knee surgery.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/3/2013

Yokohama Bay Stars

Norihiro Nakamura was left out of the starting line-up tonight because of discomfort in his left knee.  He apparently suffered the injury during Tuesday's game against Yakult.

Source: Daily Sports 7/3/2013