[6/9/2017] Yoshio Itoi tweaks left hamstring

Yoshio Itoi was replaced by a pinch-runner after he led off the sixth inning with a single to center during tonight’s game against the Softbank Hawks at YafuOku Dome. He and a team trainer were later seen leaving the stadium. He had an ice pack wrapped around his left hamstring.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/9/2017, Sponichi 6/9/2017, Tokyo Sports 6/9/2017, Sports Hochi 6/9/2017, Daily Sports 6/9/2017

[UPDATE 6/10 @ 10:45pm]

Itoi was diagnosed with a mild strain in his left hamstring. He will remain on the active roster for the time being.

Source: Tokyo Sports 6/10/2017, Nikkan Spor1ts 6/10/207Nikkan Sports 6/10/2017, Daily Sports 6/10/2017, Sponichi 6/10/2017

[UPDATE 6/13 @ 2:36pm]

Itoi might not be ready to return to the starting line-up until after Inter-league play ends. He had a follow-up exam on June 12 to check his progress.

Source: Sanspo 6/13/2017

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