Yasuhiro Ogawa developed tightness in his right elbow during today’s game against the Hiroshima Carp at Mazda Stadium. He told coaches he had discomfort in the elbow after he finished the fourth inning and was pulled from the game. He threw seventy-four pitches.
[UPDATE 9/17 @ 10:10pm]
Ogawa was taken off the active roster today.
[UPDATE 9/18 @ 3:57pm]
Ogawa was taken off the active roster because his condition did not improve. He will most likely be taken to a hospital for tests some time on or after September 18.