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[7/18/2013] Injury Updates: Ono (Chunichi), Kanabushi (Yakult), Fukudome, Hifumi (Hanshin)

by on Jul.18, 2013 @ 10:59 pm, under NPB

Chunichi Dragons

Yudai Ono took a batted ball off the left side of his head in the 7th inning of Wednesday's game against Hiroshima and was diagnosed with a bruise (CT scans did not find any other damage).  Ono spoke to reporters today and said he felt fine.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/18/2013

Yakult Swallows

The Swallows announced today that Hugo Kanabushi had Tommy John surgery on his left elbow on Wednesday.  There were no known complications during the procedure.

Source: Sanspo 7/18/2013

Hanshin Tigers

Kosuke Fukudome (left knee surgery) was able to work through a full practice schedule at Naruohama on Wednesday.  He is scheduled to take situational batting practice at Naruohama on the 20th, assuming everything is fine.  He is still shooting for a return some time in August.

Source: Sanspo 7/18/2013


Shinta Hifumi (left foot) started his rehab at Naruohama on Wednesday.

Source: Sanspo 7/18/2013