[9/8/2017] Yakult Swallows planning to part ways with Ohlendorf

The media learned on September 7 that the Yakult Swallows are planning to part ways with thirty-five-year-old Ross Ohlendorf. They are expected to place him on waivers.

Ohlendorf is currently in the United States. He left Japan on August 17 to get a second opinion on his right shoulder.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/8/2017, Daily Sports 9/8/2017, Sports Hochi 9/8/2017

[UPDATE 9/14 @ 4:27pm]

The NPB changed Ohlendorf’s status to free agent today.

Source: NPB, Sponichi 9/14/2017

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