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[10/9/2013] Injury Updates: Balentien (YAK), Otonari (SOF), Kishida (ORI)

by on Oct.09, 2013 @ 11:54 pm, under NPB
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Yakult Swallows

The Swallows decided to pull Wladimir Balentien from Tuesday's nights game after the top of the 3rd out of concern for his left Achilles' tendon.  There was still a small chance for him to overtake Tony Blanco in batting average, but the Swallows decided to play it safe.

Source: Sports Hochi 10/9/2013

Softbank Hawks

Kenji Otonari (had surgery to treat the ossification of the yellow ligament) threw thirty-one pitches in the bullpen before tossing sixty-one pitches during batting practice on Tuesday.  He told reporters he started feeling tired after throwing about fifty.  He is hoping to make it to the Phoenix League around the 20th.

Source: Sports Hochi 10/9/2013

Orix Buffaloes

Mamoru Kishida continues to rehab the Lisfranc injury in his right foot.  He spoke to reporters today and said, "I am feeling much better.  I tossed a bullpen session, but I am still not there yet.  I want to hurry up and play some baseball."

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/9/2013

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[9/4/2013] Injury Updates: Dobayashi (HIR), Nakamura (SEI), Otonari (SOF), Sakaguchi, Kishida (ORI)

by on Sep.04, 2013 @ 6:08 pm, under NPB
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Hiroshima Carp

Shota Dobayashi (fracture in third metacarpal in left hand) was re-examined at a hospital in Hiroshima on Tuesday and given the green light for batting practice.  Dobayashi still feels some pain in his hand.  He is expected to resume taking batting practice within the next couple days.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/4/2013

Hanshin Tigers

Yutaka Wada tweaked his back before his post-game press conference.

Source: Sanspo 9/4/2013

Seibu Lions

Takeya Nakamura (left knee) played in a Ni-gun rehab game against Yokohama on Tuesday.  He was the starting DH and batted fourth.  He went 1-for-2: BB, HR7, K.  He also started feeling pain in his left shoulder when he fouled a ball off during his third trip to the plate in the 5th inning.  His return to the active roster will be delayed once again.

Source: Sports Hochi 9/4/2013

Softbank Hawks

Kenji Otonari (had surgery to treat the ossification of the yellow ligament) played catch at a distance of about forty meters on Tuesday.  Otonari still feels some numbness in his left foot, but is otherwise doing well.  He is hoping to throw at full strength before the end of the month and make it to the Phoenix League for rehab games.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/4/2013

Orix Buffaloes

Hiroshi Moriwaki met with Tomotaka Sakaguchi (lower back; is able to swing the bat) and Mamoru Kishida (Lisfranc injury in right foot; still not able to throw the ball) at Hotto Motto Kobe on Tuesday to talk about their progress and their plans moving forward.

Source: Daily Sports 9/4/2013, Nikkan Sports 9/4/2013

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[8/17/2013] Injury Updates: Luna, Iwasaki (CHU), K. Sato (HAM), Saburo, Nemoto (LOT), Kishida (ORI)

by on Aug.17, 2013 @ 6:16 pm, under NPB
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Chunichi Dragons

Hector Luna was examined at a Nagoya hospital on Friday and diagnosed with inflammation in his right patellar ligament.  He will be re-examined at another hospital within the next few days before beginning a rehab program.  The Dragons are uncertain how long Luna will be out at this point in time.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/17/2013

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Kyohei Iwasaki was taken off the active roster on Friday and diagnosed with inflammation in his left hamstring.

Source: Sponichi 8/17/2013

Nippon Ham Fighters

Kenji Sato was given the day off from general practices on Friday because of tonsillitis.

Source: Sanspo 8/17/2013

Chiba Lotte Marines

Saburo (right hand) and Shunichi Nemoto (left hamstring) joined the Ichi-gun team for workouts today.  They will be with the Ichi-gun team until Sunday to give coaches a chance to check on their conditions.  Both players are close to being ready to return to action.

Source: Sports Hochi 8/17/2013

Orix Buffaloes

Mamoru Kishida was re-examined at a hospital after returning to Osaka and diagnosed with an injury to his right lisfranc ligament.  There is currently no time table for Kishida's return, however, based on other similar injuries, he could miss about three months.  It could take longer since this is the same foot he pushes off of when he pitches.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/17/2013

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[8/14/2013] Injury Updates: Nishioka, Uemoto (HAN), Terahara (SOF), Nishino, Iguchi (LOT), Kishida (ORI)

by on Aug.14, 2013 @ 6:32 pm, under NPB
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Hanshin Tigers

Tsuyoshi Nishioka (left knee) practiced outdoors at Naruohama today.  He joined the main group for batting practice and took fielding practice at second.  He could play in a Ni-gun intra-squad game on Thursday, assuming no tightness or soreness.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/14/2013

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Hiroki Uemoto (left ankle) played in an Ikusei practice game against Osaka Gakuin University today.  He hit a single to center in the 6th and stole a base.  He also made a diving catch in the 2nd.  This was his first game in about six months.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/14/2013

Softbank Hawks

Hayato Terahara on the discomfort in his right knee: "There is not a lot of pain, but I am having a hard time building momentum behind it.  It is an old injury from my days with Yokohama."

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/14/2013

Terahara was taken off the active roster today.

Chiba Lotte Marines

Yuji Nishino was taken off the active roster on the 10th with pain in his right shoulder.  His examination on Monday revealed that his injury was not serious.  Assuming no problems, he could return to the active roster before the end of the month.

Source: Sponichi 8/14/2013

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Tadahito Iguchi had his right elbow evaluated at a hospital on Tuesday and was diagnosed with lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow).  He is considered day-to-day for the time being.

Source: Sanspo 8/14/2013

Orix Buffaloes

Mamoru Kishida hurt his right leg while trying to make a defensive play in the 8th inning of Tuesday's game against Nippon Ham.  He was taken to the hospital after the game and diagnosed with inflammation in the ligaments in the tarsus.  There is currently no time table on his recovery.  He was taken off the active roster today.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/14/2013

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[8/13/2013] Injury Updates: Ide (Yokohama), Terahara, Padilla (Softbank), Iguchi (LOT), Kishida (Orix)

by on Aug.13, 2013 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB
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Yokohama Bay Stars

Shotaro Ide hurt his left knee in tonight's game against the Yomiuri Giants.  He suffered the injury when he tried to make a leaping catch up against the wall in the 1st inning.  He was examined at a hospital in Tokyo and diagnosed with a collateral ligament injury in his left knee.

Ide will be re-examined on Wednesday at a hospital in Yokohama.

Source: Sponichi 8/13/2013

Softbank Hawks

Hayato Terahara struggled with his control tonight.  He was later pulled from the game with discomfort in his right knee.

Source: Sponichi 8/13/2013

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Vicente Padilla was taken off the active roster today with tightness in his upper right arm.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/13/2013

Chiba Lotte Marines

Tadahito Iguchi was given the night off because of some pain in his right elbow.

"There is some tightness.  There is also some fatigue.  We gave him the night off to give him rest and to get him checked out," said Tsutomu Ito.

Source: Sports Hochi 8/13/2013

Orix Buffaloes

Mamoru Kishida left tonight's game against Nippon Ham after he hurt his right foot while trying to make a leaping catch in the 8th.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/13/2013

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Orix Buffaloes News and Notes: February 21, 2013

by on Feb.21, 2013 @ 11:30 pm, under NPB
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Bullpen Sessions / Batting Practice

Today

  • Tatsuya Sato: bullpen, forty pitches
  • Takahiro Mahara: bullpen, about forty pitches

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/21/2013, Sponichi 2/21/2013

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Tatsuya Sato reached the "2,000 pitches in spring camp bullpen sessions" milestone today.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/21/2013

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Takahiro Mahara has thrown about 800 pitches in the bullpen during spring camp this year.

"[I have thrown] close to twice as much as I usually do.  But I feel no strange pains or tightness," said Mahara.

Source: Sponichi 2/21/2013

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Mitsutaka Goto worked out at third during infield drills today.  He was also the starting third baseman for an intra-squad game on Wednesday.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/21/2013

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Mamoru Kishida was diagnosed with a minor strain in his left biceps femoris muscle during a hospital visit on Wednesday.  There is a good chance he will not be able to make the active roster until some time in April.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/21/2013

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Orix Buffaloes News and Notes: February 20, 2013

by on Feb.20, 2013 @ 11:23 pm, under NPB
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Orix plans to make a decision on Mike Schultz before the end of spring camp.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/20/2013

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Mamoru Kishida skipped practices again on Tuesday because of discomfort in his left hamstring.  The media learned today that he has a minor tear.  The chief team trainer told reporters Kishida should be able to run at fifty to sixty percent after about two weeks.  He is a question mark for the opening day roster.

Source: Sponichi 2/20/2013, Sponichi 2/20/2013

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Orix Buffaloes News and Notes: February 18, 2013

by on Feb.18, 2013 @ 11:39 pm, under NPB
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Ichi-gun and Ni-gun camp had the day off today.

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Shun Tono and Tomoya Yagi worked out for about an hour on their day off today.  Both pitchers are scheduled to pitch in Tuesday's intra-squad game.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/18/2013, Nikkan Sports 2/18/2013

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Takahiro Okada got tips on how to use the lower half of his body when swinging the bat from Futoshi Nakanishi during practices on Sunday.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/18/2013

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Mamoru Kishida ended workouts early on Sunday because of discomfort in his left hamstring.  He may have tweaked the hamstring while running dashes.

Source: Sponichi 2/18/2013

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Orix Buffaloes News and Notes: February 16, 2013

by on Feb.17, 2013 @ 1:18 am, under NPB
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Mike Schultz (tryout) is scheduled to pitch in an intra-squad game on the 20th.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/16/2013

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Tomoya Yagi forgot his uniform on Saturday and borrowed one from Shun Tono.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/16/2013

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Mamoru Kishida is moving to the starting rotation.  In preparation for the increased workload, he has been averaging about 100 pitches in the bullpen during spring camp.  His goal is to reach 2,000 total pitches before the end of spring camp.

Kishida's last regular season start came on May 3, 2010 vs Softbank.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/16/2013

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Orix Buffaloes: Mamoru Kishida taken off active roster with adductor strain

by on Sep.02, 2012 @ 2:56 pm, under NPB
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The Orix Buffaloes took Mamoru Kishida off the active roster today with a strain in the adductor muscle of his right leg.  He may end up missing the rest of the season since it will likely take three to four weeks for a full recovery.

Kishida suffered the injury during his outing against the Rakuten Eagles on Saturday.

Source: Sports Hochi 9/2/2012

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