[8/5/2017] Ernesto Mejia taken off active roster

The Seibu Lions took Ernesto Mejia off the active roster today due to performance issues. He had zero hits in his last eleven trips to the plate and since July 1, was 10-for-69 with twenty-eight strikeouts.

Hatsuhiko Tsuji told reporters they could not wait any longer for him to break out of his slump.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/5/2017, Daily Sports 8/5/2017, Sponichi 8/5/2017

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