Kazumasa Yoshida was taken off the active roster on August 21 with neck pain. He was examined (MRI, x-rays) at a hospital in Kobe today. No abnormalities were discovered. The Orix Buffaloes will monitor to him as he resumes workouts.
Source: Sports Hochi 8/22/20160 Comments
The Ni-gun Buffaloes have gone with a starting rotation of Kazumasa Yoshida, Sachiya Yamasaki, Koki Saito, Yu Suzuki, and Daiki Aoyama so far this season. The Ichi-gun Buffaloes are planning to call up Yoshida and Yamasaki. They want Yoshida to help bolster the bullpen and Yamasaki for a start against Nippon Ham at Kyocera Dome on April 14.
The Ni-gun team, just like the Ichi-gun team, has been struggling (4-13-1). They will have to overcome a six-game stretch that begins today without two starters.
Source: Sports Hochi 4/12/20160 Comments