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[4/27/2014] Injury Report: Hisayoshi Chono (Yomiuri), Kevin Youkilis (Rakuten)

by on Apr.28, 2014 @ 2:52 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Hisayoshi Chono was removed on defense in the 7th inning of Sunday's game against Hiroshima with tightness in his lower body.  He asked to be taken out of the game, although the tightness does not appear to be serious.  He told reporters he will be okay for the start of the Yakult series on Tuesday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 4/27/2014

Hanshin Tigers

  • 1st round draft pick Yuta Iwasada (left shoulder) threw twenty pitches to a standing catcher in the bullpen at Naruohama on Saturday.  It was his first session in about two months. Source: Sanspo 4/27/2014

Rakuten Eagles

  • Kevin Youkilis was taken off the active roster on Sunday with an injury to his left heel.  He suffered the injury while playing in Saturday's game against Orix.  He could probably play through the injury, but the Eagles decided to play it safe and give him time to rest.  Source: Sports Hochi 4/27/2014