[5/2/2017] Ryuhei Matsuyama hurts back during pre-game workouts

Ryuhei Matsuyama was taken off the active roster today after he hurt his back during pre-game workouts. He was examined at a hospital. He will begin rehabbing at San-gun tomorrow (May 3).

Source: Sponichi 5/2/2017, Daily Sports 5/2/2017, Sports Hochi 5/2/2017Nikkan Sports 5/2/2017

[UPDATE 5/3 @ 12:27am]

Matsuyama was diagnosed with thoracic facet syndrome.

Source: Daily Sports 5/2/2017

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