[6/30/2017] Brent Morel hurts right side

Brent Morel got the start at third and batted fifth for Orix against Seibu at MetLife Dome on June 30. He hurt his right side during his at bat in the first inning and was removed on defense in the bottom-half of the inning. The Orix Buffaloes are expected to take him off the active roster on July 1.

Source: Sports Hochi 6/30/2017, Nikkan Sports 6/30/2017

[UPDATE 7/1 @ 9:40pm]

Morel was examined at a hospital in Osaka and diagnosed with a strain in his right transverse abdominal muscle. He was taken off the active roster today.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/1/2017

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