[9/2/2016] Japhet Amador leaves after hurting left side

Japhet Amador hurt his left side while playing in Friday’s game against the Softbank Hawks at kobo Stadium.

With a runner on first and two out in the eighth inning, Amador cringed during his at bat (with the count 1-1). A trainer checked in with him and he remained in the game and recorded a single to center. He was then replaced by a pinch-runner and taken to the hospital. He may not be able to play on Saturday (September 3).

Source: Sponichi 9/2/2016

[UPDATE 9/3 @ 2;35pm]

Amador was diagnosed with an injury to his left oblique and will need two to four weeks for a full recovery. He was taken off the active roster. Felix Perez took his spot on the active roster.

Source: Sports Hochi 9/3/2016

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