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[8/12/2014] Injury Report: Ryuji Ichioka (Hiroshima), Yuji Kaneko (Seibu)

by on Aug.13, 2014 @ 3:05 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Leslie Anderson (left elbow) resumed batting practice at Giants Stadium on Tuesday.  He used only his right hand because he still has lingering pain in his left elbow. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/12/2014

Hanshin Tigers

  • Kosuke Kato was taken off the active roster on Tuesday with a strained back. Source: Daily Sports 8/12/2014
  • Yamato (left side) could play in his first Ni-gun rehab game on the 19th against Softbank.  If things go well, he could make it back to the active roster in time for the Yomiuri series that begins on the 26th. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/12/2014
  • Daiki Enokida (left shoulder) started playing catch on Monday. Source: Sanspo 8/12/2014
  • Ryoma Matsuda (right elbow) could be ready to return to the active roster some time before the end of the month. Source: Sanspo 8/12/2014

Hiroshima Carp

  • Ryuji Ichioka was examined at a hospital on Tuesday and diagnosed with inflammation in his right shoulder.  Hiroshima will know more about Ichioka's condition after a follow-up exam next week. Source: Daily Sports 8/12/2014

Seibu Lions

  • Yuji Kaneko suffered a laceration on his left index finger while covering second base on a stolen base attempt in the 6th inning of Tuesday's game against the Orix Buffaloes.  He was taken to a hospital in Saitama for treatment. Source: Sponichi 8/12/2014