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[6/13/2014] Yakult Swallows: Orlando Roman to have right elbow surgery

by on Jun.13, 2014 @ 7:49 pm, under NPB

Orlando Roman was diagnosed with right elbow osteoarthritis last month. The Swallows announced today that Roman will return to the United States on the 17th for additional tests and surgery.   The procedure will be performed at a hospital in Alabama.  He is slated to return to Japan on the 25th.

Junji Ogawa told reporters Roman might be able to make it back some time towards the end of the season.

Source: Sports Hochi 6/13/2014. Nikkan Sports 6/13/2014