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[7/8/2014] Injury Report: Takeya Nakamura (Seibu), Nobuhiro Matsuda (Softbank)

by on Jul.09, 2014 @ 2:29 am, under NPB

Seibu Lions

  • Takeya Nakamura did not play in Tuesday's game against Lotte out of concern for pain in his right elbow. Source: Sponichi 7/8/2014

Softbank Hawks

  • Nobuhiro Matsuda (right index finger) began his rehab at the Ni-gun Saitozaki facilities on Tuesday. Source: Sponichi 7/8/2014
  • Kenji Otonari pitched in a Ni-gun rehab game against Chunichi at YafuOku Dome on Tuesday.  He entered the game in the 6th and gave up a run on a hit (a solo home run to Alexis Gomez) over three innings of work.  It was his first game at YafuOku since May 31, 2013. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/8/2014, Sports Hochi 7/8/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Michel Abreu (lower back) apparently dropped about five kilograms while training and rehabbing in Florida. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/8/2014