The media learned on April 27 that Dennis Sarfate had surgery on his right hip. Sarfate was examined at a hospital in Colorado after he returned to the United States on April 20. The closer opted for surgery after discussions with doctors and the Softbank Hawks. He will require about four months for a full recovery. and will rehab the hip in the United States.
Sarfate posted the following tweet:
Out of surgery and on a bike already. I’m sorry to my teammates and hawks fans for getting hurt. I will be back stronger. Until then Good Luck… pic.twitter.com/glxAjY0nl0
— Dennis デニス・サファテ (@dsarfate) April 28, 2018