[9/14/2016] Yasuyuki Kataoka to miss remaining season with hamate fracture

Yasuyuki Kataoka hurt his left hand when he fouled a pitch off as a pinch-hitter during a game against the Hiroshima Carp at Tokyo Dome on September 10. He was later examined and diagnosed with a fracture in his left hamate. He was taken off the active roster on September 11. He is expected to miss the rest of the season.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/14/2016

[UDPATE 9/14 @ 8:04pm]

The Yomiuri Giants announced today that Kataoka had surgery to remove bone fragments from his left wrist.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/14/2016

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