[3/18/2017] Orix Buffaloes: Ryoichi Adachi, Stefen Romero, Taisuke Kondo

Ryoichi Adachi felt pain in his lower back during batting practice and was scratched from today’s game against the Chunichi Dragons at Nagoya Dome.

There are conflicting reports on Stefen Romero. Sponichi mentions enteritis, while Sanspo reports that he fouled a ball off his left leg.

Taisuke Kondo was reassigned to Ni-gun after he develop discomfort in his right shoulder.

Source: Sponichi 3/18/2017, Sanspo 3/18/2017

[UPDATE 3/19 @ 10:43pm]

Adachi did not play in today’s game against Chunichi and returned to Osaka. This was the second game in a row he missed with lower back pain. He will rejoin the team on March 22.

Source: Nikkan Sports 3/19/2017

[UPDATE 3/19 @ 11:46pm]

Kondo reported to Ni-gun on March 18. He is expected to visit a hospital for tests soon.

Source: Sanspo 3/19/2017

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