[6/28/2016] Hiroyuki Shirasaki struck in the face by a ball

Hiroyuki Shirasaki was not available to play in tonight’s game against the Hanshin Tigers at Koshien Stadium. Shirasaki was struck in the face by a batted ball that took a bad hop during pre-game fielding practice. He was taken to a hospital in Osaka and diagnosed with a bruise near his right eye.

Source: Daily Sports 6/28/2016

[UPDATE 6/29 @ 7:47pm]

Shirasaki was taken off the active roster today.

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