Imai, Tatsuya 今井 達也 (いまい・たつや)
Seibu Lions | #11 | P
Born: 05/08/1998 (age 21)
Height: 180cm
Weight: 70kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Tochigi
Draft: 2016, 1st Round
History: 作新学院高(甲)

[8/13/2017] Tatsuya Imai to have shoulder examined

The media learned on August 12 that Tatsuya Imai will visit a hospital on August 14 for tests on his right shoulder. Imai started a Ni-gun game against Rakuten on August 11 and felt something strange in the shoulder after throwing just six pitches.

Source: Sponichi 8/13/2017, Sanspo 8/13/2017

[UPDATE 8/17 @ 6:29pm]

Ni-gun manager Tetsuya Shiozaki told reporters that Imai’s condition is not that serious (tests revealed inflammation). He also told reporters that while they were not planning to set a hard timetable for his first rehab game, they expected him to be ready in about a month (late-September).

Source: Sports Hochi 8/17/2017


[5/12/2017] Tatsuya Imai to skip next start due to shoulder discomfort

Tatsuya Imai developed discomfort in his right shoulder after a start against Ni-gun Yakult on April 25. He was scratched from his next start on May 13 as a precaution. Imai had problems with his right shoulder during spring camp in February, but not in the same area. Still, the Seibu Lions are being cautious about his current condition.

Source: Daily Sports 5/12/2017