[5/31/2016] Yuya Yokoyama taken off active roster with shoulder discomfort

The media learned on May 30 that the Hanshin Tigers are planning to take Yuya Yokoyama off the active roster due to left shoulder pain.

Yokoyama attended practices at kobo Stadium on May 30 in preparation for his next start on June 1 against the Rakuten Eagles. He was looking forward to the outing, but complained of pain in his shoulder after practices.

The Tigers could call up Takumi Akiyama for the start.

Source: Sponichi 5/31/2016, Daily Sports 5/13/2016

[UPDATE @ 10:04pm]

Yokoyama was taken off the active roster today with discomfort in his left shoulder.

Source: Nikkan Sports 5/31/2016

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