[1/17/2019] Rikuya Shimizu has right ankle surgery

The Softbank Hawks announced that Rikuya Shimizu had surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle. Shimizu had the procedure at a hospital in Kurume, Fukuoka on January 16 and will remain hospitalized for about ten days. He will most likely require about three months for a full recovery.

Source: Nikkan Sports 1/17/2019, Nishinippon Shimbun 1/17/2019

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