[6/19/2016] Lotte Coach Masaji Shimizu misses game with gallstone surgery

Outfield/Base Coach Masaji Shimizu missed today’s game against the Yomiuri Giants at Tokyo Dome because he was in a Chiba hospital for gallstone surgery.

Infield/Base Coach Hideaki Matsuyama took over at third base coach for the game. Battery Coach Kenji Yoshitsuru acted as interim first base coach.

Shimizu is expected to return to the team on June 25.

Source: Sanspo 6/19/2016

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