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