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[7/12/2014] Injury Report: Shoichi Ino (Yokohama), Yoshinori Sato (Yakult)

by on Jul.12, 2014 @ 11:42 pm, under NPB

Hiroshima Carp

  • Ryuji Ichioka (right shoulder) is currently scheduled to participate in the All-Star Series.  Pitching coach Yasuyuki Yamauchi told reporters Ichioka's shoulder was now fine. Source: Daily Sports 7/12/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Shoichi Ino left Friday's game against Yakult after five innings of work because of tightness in his back.  He told reporters he should be okay for the All-Star Series. Source: Sponichi 7/12/2014 ... Kiyoshi Nakahata spoke to reporters on Saturday and said Ino was fine and that his back was feeling better than on Friday.  Ino was taken off the active roster on Saturday, but only because he is not scheduled to get another start before the All-Star break. Source: Sports Hochi 7/12/2014

Yakult Swallows

  • Yoshinori Sato (right shoulder) started a Ni-gun rehab game against Yokohama on Saturday.  He gave up a run on three hits over three innings of work.  He topped out at 149km/h and struck out two.  The one run he allowed scored in the 1st inning.  He retired the side in order in the 2nd and 3rd. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/12/2014, Sanspo 7/12/2014
  • Wladimir Balentien (left Achilles tendon) played in a Ni-gun rehab game against Yokohama on Saturday.  He got the start in left and batted third.  He went 1-for-3: G6(DP), E6, and a solo home run off Yuta Kakita in the 5th.  His day ended after the 5th.  Junji Ogawa told reporters he planned to call Balentien up on Sunday. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/12/2014, Sanspo 7/12/2014