Seibu’s Chun-Lin Kuo was ejected from tonight’s game against the Chiba Lotte Marines after he hit Ikuhiro Kiyota on the left side of the head with a 144km/h fastball in the third inning with a runner on first and one out.
Kiyota was taken off the field on a stretcher.
[UPDATE 9/9 @ 4:58pm]
Kiyota was examined at a hospital in Tokorozawa and diagnosed with a bruise on the left side of his head with a possibility of a mild concussion. He was taken off the active roster today.