[2/4/2018] Tanner Scheppers to return to US for birth of child

The Chiba Lotte Marines announced today that Tanner Scheppers will return to the United States to be with his expecting wife. He will leave the team on February 5 and is slated to return on February 12.

Source: Daily Sports 2/4/2018

[UPDATE 2/13 @ 3:52pm]

Scheppers rejoined the team on February 13. His wife gave birth to their second child, a boy weighing 3,714 grams, on February 7.

Source: Sanspo 2/13/2018, Sponichi 2/13/2018, Sports Hochi 2/13/2018

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