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[8/6/2014] Injury Report: Leslie Anderson (Yomiuri), Ryosuke Yagi (Yakult)

by on Aug.07, 2014 @ 2:19 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Leslie Anderson was diagnosed with inflammation in his left elbow.  He was taken off the active roster on Wednesday. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/6/2014

Hanshin Tigers

  • Tsuyoshi Nishioka (back) worked out at the Naruohama facilities on Tuesday for the first time since he was taken off the active roster on July 23 (he had been rehabbing on his own). Source: Sanspo 8/6/2014, Sports Hochi 8/6/2014

Chunichi Dragons

  • Hitoki Iwase was pulled from Tuesday's game against the Hiroshima Carp after he grimaced while throwing a pitch to Brad Eldred in the 9th. Source: Sponichi 8/6/2014 ... Iwase complained of tightness in his left elbow.  He will be examined on Thursday. Source: Sports Hochi 8/6/2014, Nikkan Sports 8/6/2014

Yakult Swallows

  • Ryosuke Yagi was examined at a hospital in Tokyo on Wednesday and diagnosed with a strain in his left thigh.  He will most likely require six to eight weeks for a full recovery.  The Swallows are not planning to rush Yagi.  There is a chance he will miss the rest of the season. Source: Sports Hochi 8/6/2014, Sponichi 8/6/2014, Nikkan Sports 8/6/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Takahiro Matsunaga was examined at a hospital in Chiba and diagnosed with inflammation in his left elbow. Source: Sanspo 8/6/2014
  • Ayumu Ishikawa was taken off the active roster on Wednesday with a broken right middle finger nail. Source: Sports Hochi 8/6/2014, Sponichi 8/6/2014 ... The nail was split down the middle, from the tip to about the middle area. Source: Sanspo 8/6/2014

Orix Buffaloes

  • Satoshi Sonobe had surgery on his right elbow.  He will require about four months for a full recovery. Source: Sponichi 8/6/2014