[7/10/2016] Ricardo Nanita hurt after attempting diving catch

Ricardo Nanita suffered an injury (either his right or left side) when he dove for a baseball while playing defense in the fifth inning against the Yakult Swallows at Jingu Stadium earlier today. He had to be taken off the field on a stretcher and was taken to a hospital during the game.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/10/2016, Sports Hochi 7/10/2016, Sponichi 7/10/2016, Daily Sports 7/10/2016

[UPDATE @ 10:43pm]

Nanita was taken to a hospital in Tokyo and diagnosed with a bruise on the right side of his chest.

Source: Sanspo 7/10/2016

[UPDATE 7/12 @ 12:28am]

Nanita was with the team but was not available to play in tonight’s game against Yokohama at Yokohama Stadium. He was able to do some light practices before the game (running is not a problem). The Bay Stars are not expected to take him off the active roster.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/11/2016

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