[5/31/2016] Shoitsu Omatsu has surgery to repair ruptured Achilles tendon

Shoitsu Omatsu ruptured his right Achilles tendon while running the bases during a Ni-gun game against Rakuten on May 29. The Chiba Lotte Marines announced that he had surgery to repair the tendon at a hospital in Tokyo on May 30. He will be discharged in about a week and will require about six months for a full recovery.

Source: Nikkan Sports 5/31/2016, Sponichi 5/31/2016

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