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[5/1/2014] Injury Report: Takayuki Terauchi (Yomiuri), Yoshitomo Tsutsugo (Yokohama)

by on May.02, 2014 @ 5:11 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Shinnosuke Abe was pulled on defense in the 7th of Thursday's game against Yakult because he tweaked his neck while trying to catch a fastball thrown by Kentaro Nishimura. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/1/2014
  • Leslie Anderson felt tightness in both his legs and was replaced on defense in the 4th inning of Thursday's game against Yakult as a precaution.  He noticed the tightness before pre-game practices. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/1/2014
  • Takayuki Terauchi felt tightness in his left calf while running at Giants Stadium on April 29 (he had been assigned to Ni-gun because of discomfort in his right shoulder).  He was examined at a hospital on the 30th and diagnosed with a strain in the head of his left gastrocnemius muscle. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/1/2014

Chunichi Dragons

  • Kazuki Yoshimi (right elbow) pitched in a Ni-gun game against Orix on Thursday.  He entered the game in the 9th and tossed a perfect inning (Ks, G6, G1).  He topped out at 144km/h.  He felt no discomfort in his elbow. Source: Sports Hochi 5/1/2014, Nikkan Sports 5/1/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Yoshitomo Tsutsugo felt some pain in his left hip after he hit a double to left in the 9th inning of Thursday's game against Chunichi.  He was replaced by a pinch-runner.  He will be examined on Friday morning. Source: Daily Sports 5/1/2014

Softbank Hawks

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • 1st round draft pick Ryo Watanabe hurt his right foot while stealing second base in the 1st inning of a Ni-gun game against Yomiuiri at Kamagaya on the 27th.  He was replaced on defense in the 2nd.  He was later diagnosed with a rupture in the calcaneofibular ligament.  The will have to wear a cast for about two weeks.  It could take about a month and a half for a full recovery. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/1/2014