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[9/5/2013] Injury Updates: Kazuhiro Hatakeyama (YAK), Toshiaki Imae (LOT)

by on Sep.06, 2013 @ 12:01 am, under NPB

Yakult Swallows

Kazuhiro Hatakeyama was diagnosed with a muscle strain in his abdominal oblique muscle.  He will need two to three weeks before he can return to practices.

Source: Daily Sports 9/5/2013

Chiba Lotte Marines

Toshiaki Imae suffered what might be a mild right ankle sprain while playing defense in the 4th inning of Thursday's game against the Orix Buffaloes.  He was replaced on defense in the 5th as a precaution.  He is considered day-to-day.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/5/2013