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[5/10/2014] Injury Report: Kam Mickolio (Hiroshima), Tony Blanco (Yokohama)

by on May.11, 2014 @ 3:14 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Hirokazu Sawamura (right shoulder) threw fifty pitches to Yoshiyuki Kamei (right index finger) during batting practice at Giants Stadium on Saturday.  Kamei swung the bat thirty times and recorded ten could-be hits and hit two over the wall in right. Source: Nikkan Sport 5/10/2014

Hanshin Tigers

  • Tomoyuki Kubota pitched in a batting practice scrimmage at Naruohama on Saturday for the first time since he had surgery on his right elbow in February.  He faced Fumiya Araki, Hisashi Takayama, and Fumihito Haraguchi (twice each).  He gave up two hits and struck out one. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/10/2014

Hiroshima Carp

  • Kam Mickolio was taken off the active roster on Saturday with pain in his left adductor muscle.  He is scheduled for an examination. Source: Sports Hochi 5/10/2014

Chunichi Dragons

  • Kazuhiro Wada started feeling something in his back during his first at bat in Saturday's game against the Hiroshima Carp.  He was later replaced on defense in the 3rd inning as a precaution.  His status on Sunday will depend on how he is feeling. Source: Sports Hochi 5/10/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • The Bay Stars are hoping to have Tony Blanco (left hamstring) back for the start of Inter-league play on the 20th.  He is scheduled to play in a rehab game on the 13th. Source: Daily Sports 5/10/2014

Yakult Swallows

  • Shingo Kawabata was left out of the starting line-up on Saturday with tightness in his lower back. Source: Daily Sports 5/10/2014