Yasuyuki Kataoka hurt his left hand when he fouled a pitch off as a pinch-hitter during a game against the Hiroshima Carp at Tokyo Dome on September 10. He was later examined and diagnosed with a fracture in his left hamate. He was taken off the active roster on September 11. He is expected to miss the rest of the season.
Source: Nikkan Sports 9/14/2016
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The Yomiuri Giants announced today that Kataoka had surgery to remove bone fragments from his left wrist.
Source: Nikkan Sports 9/14/20160 Comments
Yasuyuki Kataoka hurt his right leg during warm-ups today and was taken off the active roster. No specifics have been released, but the media did see him leave Tokyo Dome before tonight’s game with a limp.0 Comments