[3/18/2017] Robert Suarez has mild strain in right forearm

The Softbank Hawks announced today that Robert Suarez has a mild strain in his right forearm. He left an outing against Mexico early on March 13. He left the WBC Venezuela team on March 16 and visited a hospital in Kanagawa for rests on March 17. It is uncertain how much time he will miss, but it could be at least a month.

Source: Sports Hochi 3/18/2017, Daily Sports 3/18/2017, Nikkan Sports 3/18/2017, Sponichi 3/18/2017

[UPDATE 4/6 @ 5:58pm]

The Hawks announced today that Suarez left for the United States on April 5 for additional tests on his right arm.

Source: Nikkan Sports 4/6/2017

[UPDATE 4/15 @ 12:33am]

The Hawks announced on April 14 that Suarez had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow at a hospital in New York. He will require about a year for a full recovery.

Source: Tokyo Sports 4/14/2017, Nikkan Sports 4/14/2017, Sponichi 4/14/2017

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