[3/20/2017] Daisuke Iida fractures two fingers

Daisuke Iida took a pitch off his right index and middle fingers when he pulled his bat back from a bunt during a Kyoiku League game against Hiroshima on March 15. The media learned on March 19 that he suffered fractures in both fingers. He will have to keep the digits immobilized for about a month.

Source: Nikkan Sports 3/20/2017

[UPDATE 3/25 @ 9:53pm]

The Buffaloes announced today that Iida had surgery to treat a fracture in his right middle finger at a hospital in Kobe on March 24.

Iida suffered fractures in his index finger (distal phalanx) and middle finger (intermediate phalanx) when he was hit by a pitch during a Kyoiku League game on March 15. He will require about three to four months for a full recovery.

Source: Sports Hochi 3/25/2017, Daily Sports 3/25/2017

Leave a Reply

Don't forget to check these out!
NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 143 89 52 2
Yomiuri 143 71 69 3
Yokohama 143 69 71 3
Hanshin 143 64 76 3
Yakult 143 64 78 1
Chunichi 143 58 82 3
G W L T
Nippon Ham 143 87 53 3
Softbank 143 83 54 6
Lotte 143 72 68 3
Seibu 143 64 76 3
Rakuten 143 62 78 3
Orix 143 57 83 3