[8/13/2016] Seiichi Uchikawa leaves game early with lower back pain

Seiichi Uchikawa made the starting line-up at first and batted fourth against Lotte at QVC Marine today. He was seen rubbing his hip after playing defense in the second inning and was replaced at first by Kenji Akashi in the third. A team spokesperson informed the media Uchikawa was getting treatment for some lower back pain that developed during the game.

Source: Sports Hochi 8/13/2016, Nikkan Sports 8/13/2016

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