[2/14/2017] Yasutaka Tobashira has strain in left side

Yasutaka Tobashira complained of discomfort in his left side after a practice game against Hanshin on February 13. He was examined at a hospital in Ginowan and diagnosed with a strain in his left abdominal oblique muscle. He will report to Ni-gun camp for rehab on February 15. He might require about a month for a full recovery.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/14/2017, Daily Sports 2/14/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/14/2017, Sponichi 2/14/2017

[UPDATE 2/16 @ 11:15pm]

Tobashira is hoping to be back at 100% percent in March.

Source: Sanspo 2/16/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/16/2017

[UPDATE 2/22 @ 11:45pm]

Tobashira is feeling better, but is still being careful because he does not want to re-aggravate the injury.

Source: Sponichi 2/22/2017

[UPDATE 3/17 @ 9:38pm]

Tobashira is scheduled to join the Ichi-gun team on March 18.

Source: Daily Sports 3/17/2017

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