[6/15/2017] Dai-Kang Yoh takes pitch off helmet

Dai-Kang Yoh took a pitch off his helmet during his at bat in the sixth inning of a game against the Softbank Hawks on June 15. The ball hit him as he tried to get out of the way. He fell to the ground, but quickly got up. He was visibly upset and had to be held back as he shouted toward Yuito Mori on the mound. Both benches cleared and the umpired issued a warning.

Yoh was replaced by a pinch-runner. He was taken to a hospital for tests.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/15/2017

[UPDATE 6/16 @ 9:27pm]

Yoh did not participate in pre-game practices on the field tonight was left out of the starting line-up against Lotte. He was available off the bench, but did not see any playing. His tests at the hospital last night did not reveal any abnormalities. He is considered day-to-day as a precaution.

Source: Sponichi 6/16/2017

Leave a Reply

NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 71 44 26 1
Hanshin 68 37 31 0
Yokohama 71 34 35 2
Chunichi 72 32 37 3
Yomiuri 70 31 39 0
Yakult 70 27 42 1
G W L T
Rakuten 65 43 21 1
Softbank 72 46 26 0
Seibu 67 36 29 2
Orix 69 31 37 1
Nippon Ham 69 28 41 0
Lotte 70 22 47 1
Don't forget to check these out!