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[2/27/2014] Yakult Swallows News and Notes

by on Feb.28, 2014 @ 4:32 am, under NPB

Quick Notes

  • Shohei Tateyama's right elbow was examined at a hospital in Tatebayashi, Gunma on Thursday.  No problems were found.  He will most likely resume workouts at Ni-gun.  Source: Sanspo 2/27/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/27/2014
  • Wladimir Balentien has had difficulties at first, but will most likely get a few more chances to show that he can handle the conversion this year -- February 27 vs Softbank and March 1 and 2 vs Yomiuri.  Source: Sanspo 2/27/2014, Sponichi 2/27/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/27/2014
  • Yasuhiro Ogawa's practice game start against Seibu on Wednesday was rained out.  His next outing will likely come against Yomiuri on either March 1 or 2.  Source: Sanpso 2/27/2014
  • Tetsuto Yamada received a pair of Springblade training shoes from Adidas on Wednesday.  Source: Sanspo 2/27/2014