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[6/5/2014] Injury Report: Hideto Asamura (Seibu), Shohei Otani (Nippon Ham)

by on Jun.06, 2014 @ 1:17 am, under NPB

Rakuten Eagles

  • Shinichiro Koyama (right shoulder) worked out at the Ni-gun facilities on Thursday.  He recently resumed throwing off a mound after being shut down for about a month. Source: Nikkan Sports 6/5/2014

Seibu Lions

  • Hideto Asamura was taken off the active roster on Thursday with pain in his left knee.   Masaru Misawa will be called up to take Asamura's spot on the roster. Source: Sponichi 6/5/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Shohei Otani was diagnosed with a mild sprain in his right ankle after he slid into home plate on close play in the 5th inning of Wednesday's game against the Hiroshima Carp.  As of now, he is expected to make his next scheduled start on the 11th against Yomiuri. Source: Daily Sports 6/5/2014 ... Otani told reporters on Thursday that he felt no pain in his ankle. Source: Daily Sports 6/5/2014