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[9/20/2013] Injury Updates: Ibata (CHU), LaHair, Oseguera (SOF)

by on Sep.20, 2013 @ 11:38 pm, under NPB

Chunichi Dragons

The Dragons announced that Hirokazu Ibata will have right ankle surgery (remove bone spurs and loose bodies) on October 4 and right elbow surgery (arthroplasty) on October 12.  He will require about three months for a full recovery.

Source: Sports Hochi 9/20/2013

Softbank Hawks

The Hawks announced that Bryan LaHair will have his left hand examined in the US on the 24th.  He is scheduled to leave Japan on the 21st.  A return date has not been set.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/20/2013


Paul Oseguera (recovering from a cold) is feeling better and was able to throw thirty-one pitches in the bullpen.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/20/2013