[2/25/2017] Kenta Kurose has fracture in right thumb

Kenta Kurose hurt his right thumb during batting practice. The Softbank Hawks announced today that Kurose was examined at a hospital in Miyazaki and diagnosed with fracture in the thumb (proximal phalanx). He is expected to return to Fukuoka for surgery.

Source: Sanspo 2/25/2017

[UPDATE 2/28 @ 10:45pm]

Kurose had surgery on his right thumb at a hospital in Fukuoka on February 27. He will need about three months for a full recovery.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/28/2017

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