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[9/17/2013] Sanematsu (YOM), Yamato (HAN), Obiki (HAM), Imae (LOT)

by on Sep.17, 2013 @ 6:59 pm, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

Back-up catcher Kazunari Sanematsu was be taken off the active roster today with an injury to his left side.  He was examined at a hospital and diagnosed with an internal oblique strain.  Sanematsu suffered the injury while taking batting practice on Monday.

Source: Daily Sports 9/17/2013, Nikkan Sports 9/17/2013

Hanshin Tigers

Yamato (right pinky) is pushing his rehab and training a bit harder because he wants to make sure he is ready for the Climax Series.  He can throw now without any problems.

Source: Sanspo 9/17/2013

Nippon Ham Fighters

Keiji Obiki was examined at a hospital in Tokyo today and was diagnosed with inflammation in his right elbow due to fatigue.  He will require about two weeks for a full recovery.  He will begin his rehab at the Ni-gun facilities in Kamagaya on Wednesday.  He will not be allowed to throw for a couple of days.

Source: Sponichi 9/17/2013, Nikkan Sports 9/17/2013

Chiba Lotte Marines

Toshiaki Imae (right ankle sprain) returned to the active roster today.  His workouts at the Ni-gun facilities on Monday included about an hour of batting practice and thirty minutes of fielding practice.  He felt no discomfort during the session.

Source: Daily Sports 9/17/2013