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[6/4/2014] Injury Report: Hayato Sakamoto (Yomiuri)

by on Jun.05, 2014 @ 1:51 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Hayato Sakamoto was taken out of Wednesday's game against Softbank after he took a thrown ball off his face while playing defense in the 7th inning.  Sakamoto was covering second base on a stolen base attempt when the ball he tried to catch glanced off his glove and struck him in the face.  He was removed from the game and taken to a hospital in Fukuoka. Source: Sponichi 6/4/2014
  • Hirokazu Sawamura (right shoulder) is scheduled to make another Ni-gun rehab start on the 10th against Nippon Ham at Giants Stadium. Source: ZakZak 6/4/2014

Hanshin Tigers

  • Tsuyoshi Nishioka participated in Ni-gun pre-game practices at Koshien on Tuesday.  He took grounders at second, third, and short.  He also chased down baseballs in the outfield during batting practice.  He told reporters he was at seventy to eighty percent. Source: Sponichi 6/4/2014