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[9/16/2013] Injury Updates: Obiki, Ishii (HAM), Yanagita (SOF)

by on Sep.16, 2013 @ 11:39 pm, under NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters

Keiji Obiki and Yuya Ishii were taken off the active roster today -- Obiki with right elbow pain and Ishii after taking a batted ball off his left knee on Sunday.

Source: Sponichi 9/16/2013, Nikkan Sports 9/16/2013

Softbank Hawks

Yuki Yanagita missed a few games with cellulitis in his right shin.  He returned to the starting line-up on the 14th and hit a solo home run today against the Nippon Ham Fighters.  He is still taking medication for the infection.

"It is getting better.  It has gotten a lot easier to bear," said Yanagita.

Source: Sponichi 9/16/2013