• Kyodo


Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada will be out of action for about three months after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his pitching elbow, the Pacific League club said Monday.

“I don’t want to tell him to rush (through the rehab),” skipper Kimiyasu Kudo said about the 36-year-old who had loose fragments removed at a hospital in Kanagawa Prefecture. “I want him to recover steadily.”

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