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Orix Buffaloes New and Notes: February 19, 2013

by on Feb.19, 2013 @ 11:23 pm, under NPB
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Chihiro Kaneko was sent down to Ni-gun camp today because of right elbow inflammation.

Source: Sponichi 2/19/2013

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Hiroshi Moriwaki would like Takahiro Okada to focus his efforts on becoming a first baseman.

That means the outfield will likely be Yoshio Ito and Tomotaka Sakaguchi, with players like Shunta, Takayoshi Kawabata, and Vinny Rottino competing for the third spot.

Dae-Ho Lee will probably become a full-time DH.

Source: Sponichi 2/19/2013, Nikkan Sports 2/19/2013

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The media learned on Monday that Shohei Tsukahara (20) filed marriage papers with a thirty-three-year-old woman from Hyogo on November 30, 2012.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/19/2013

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Orix Buffaloes: Shohei Tsukahara to undergo right elbow surgery

by on Sep.10, 2012 @ 5:17 pm, under NPB
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Shohei Tsukahara will undergo right elbow surgery on September 19.  The surgery will reportedly correct a fracture in the ulna and will require screws.  If things go well with his rehab, he could be ready for spring camp next year.

Source: Sports Hochi Osaka 9/10/2012

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