[6/26/2016] Shunsuke Fujikawa taken off field on stretcher after colliding into Masahiro Nakatani

Shunsuke Fujikawa had to be taken off the field on a stretcher after he crashed into Masahiro Nakatani on the final play of a game against the Hiroshima Carp at Mazda Stadium earlier today.

The Carp tied the score at three in the bottom of the ninth with a bases loaded, two-out RBI single to left by Tsubasa Aizawa. Rafael Dolis relieved Yuta Iwasada and got Ryuhei Matsuyama to hit a fly ball to center. Shunsuke and Nakatani ran to make the catch and crashed into each other. The ball dropped and the Carp won the game 4-3.

Nakatani was able to move around after the collision, but Shunsuke had to be taken off the field on a stretcher.

Source: Daily Sports 6/26/2016

[UPDATE 6/27 @ 2:10pm]

Shunsuke banged his right leg and right shoulder on the ground. He may have also hurt his right hand. He will be examined by the team doctor today.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/27/2016, Nikkan Sports 6/27/2016

[UPDATE 6/27 @ 5:09pm]

The Tigers announced that Shunsuke suffered a bruise on his right knee.

Source: Daily Sports 6/27/2016

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