@takashichea: Hmm. This is another issue. Togashi does take long breaks for any number of reasons but it seems that whenever he genuinely wants to commit, his health suffers. Hope he gets better.
@Kobra678: It said Kid Team 7 at their strongest minus Minato and Yamato. I read that as being that Minato and Yamato were exempt from being at their strongest not absent from the team. It could be read either way. Lol. But you're most likely right.