[5/6/2017] Takuya Nakashima taken off active roster

Takuya Nakashima hurt his left foot while running the bases during Friday’s (May 5) game against the Orix Buffaloes. He was examined at a hospital in Osaka today (x-rays, CT scan, MRI) and diagnosed with calcaneal bursitis¬†(heal). He will most likely require two to three weeks for a full recovery.

Source: Daily Sports 5/6/2017, Sports Hochi 5/6/2017, Nikkan Sports 5/6/2017, Sponichi 5/6/2017

[UPDATE 5/13 @ 2:16am]

Nakashima started rehabbing at the Kamagaya facilities on May 11.

Source: Nikkan Sports 5/12/2017

[UPDATE 5/20 @ 4:50pm]

Nakashima added outdoor catch and indoor live batting practice to his workouts on May 19.

Source: Sponichi 5/20/2017

[UPDATE 5/28 @ 12:42am]

Nakashima took infield grounders outdoors on May 27 for the first time since he got hurt. He is slated to begin base-running practices with cleats on May 28. If everything is okay, he will join the Ni-gun team on May 30 and participate in pre-game fielding practice.

Source: Sponichi 5/27/2017


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