[4/20/2016] Shohei Tateyama has surgery to clean out right elbow

The Yakult Swallows announced today that Shohei Tateyama had surgery to remove loose bodiesĀ in his right elbow. He will most likely require about six weeks for a full recovery.

Source: Yakult announcement

[UPDATE 4/21 @ 7:34pm]

It might take Tateyama about three months before he is ready to rejoin the active roster (six weeks for a full recovery plus six weeks of rehab). He has now had five operations on his right elbow.

Source: Sanspo 4/21/2016

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