[4/5/2016] Jun Hirose suffers a broken nose

Jun Hirose was hit in the face by a baseball before a Ni-gun game against Hanshin at Naruohama on April 5. The accident took place when Hirose was fielding balls off the outfield wall. An errant throw by a pitcher playing catch hit him in the face. He was able to walk on his own. There was swelling around his right cheek and blood on his pants. He was taken to a hospital in Hyogo via ambulance for tests.

Source: Daily Sports 4/5/2016

[UPDATE @ 11:59pm]

Hirose was diagnosed with a nasal fracture.

Source: Daily Sports 4/5/2016

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