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[6/12/2014] Yakult Swallows: Kazuhiro Hatakeyama to miss four weeks

by on Jun.12, 2014 @ 7:55 pm, under NPB

The Yakult Swallows announced today that Kazuhiro Hatakeyama will miss four weeks with a strain in his left biceps femoris.

Hatakeyama suffered the injury while running the bases during a game against Seibu on Sunday.  He was given a preliminary examination at a Tokyo hospital on Monday and taken off the active roster.  The strain was discovered during tests on Wednesday.

Source: official announcement, Nikkan Sports 6/12/2014, Jiji Press 6/12/2014