The Nippon Ham Fighters announced that Yushi Shimizu had surgery to treat a lumbar herniated disc and to remove a cyst at a hospital in Tokushima. He will most likely require about three months for a full recovery.0 Comments
The media learned on January 19 that Shuta Ishikawa strained his right thigh while running dashes during workouts on January 16. He will move likely require about four weeks for a full recovery.0 Comments
The Chiba Lotte Marines announced that Yuta Omine had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow at a hospital in Yokohama. He will most likely require about a year for a full recovery.0 Comments
The Softbank Hawks announced that Rikuya Shimizu had surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle. Shimizu had the procedure at a hospital in Kurume, Fukuoka on January 16 and will remain hospitalized for about ten days. He will most likely require about three months for a full recovery.0 Comments
The Chunichi Dragons announced that second round draft pick Kodai Umetsu was examined at a hospital in Nagoya and diagnosed with a minor case of impingement syndrome in his right shoulder. Umetsu started feeling discomfort in the shoulder during rookie training workouts on January 8.0 Comments
The Rakuten Eagles announced that Hirohito Shimai had surgery to treat a stress fracture in his left tibia at a hospital in Chiba on December 10, 2018. He will most likely require about three months for a full recovery.0 Comments
The media learned on November 19 that Takahiro Shiomi had surgery to treat a herniated disc at a hospital in Tokyo on October 26. He is hoping to be ready to pitch at Ichi-gun some time in early May 2019.0 Comments
The Seibu Lions announced that Fabio Castillo had surgery to clean out his right elbow at a hospital in Arizona on November 6. He will require about two months for a full recovery.0 Comments
Shota Suzuki is planning to have surgery to treat blood flow issues in his right index finger. Suzuki explained to reporters that the finger started hurting in July. After considering his options, he finally decided to go under the knife because he did not want to head into 2019 season worrying about the pain.
Suzuki will have the surgery some time later this month and should be able to resume throwing practices after about two months.
Source: Nikkan Sports 11/13/20180 Comments
The Hiroshima Carp announced on November 9 that Seiya Suzuki had surgery to remove screws and plates from his right ankle at a hospital in Hiroshima. The screws and plates were used to treat an ankle fracture he suffered in August last year.
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