[8/6/2017] Ryuhei Matsuyama and Tomohiro Abe leave game early

Ryuhei Matsuyama and Tomohiro Abe left Satuday’s game against the Yokohama Bay Stars at Mazda Stadium with injuries. Matsuyama felt discomfort in his right shoulder during his at bat in the first inning and was replaced on defense in the second. Abe felt discomfort in his lower back during his at bat in the second inning and was replaced on defense in the third inning.

Both players were sent to a hospital in Yokohama for tests during the game. The Hiroshima Carp could get their tests results on Sunday (August 6).

Source: Daily Sports 8/6/2017, Sanspo 8/6/2017

[UPDATE 8/6 @ 8:54pm]

Matsuyama was diagnosed with inflammation in his right shoulder and Abe with lower back pain. Both injuries are not considered serious.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/6/2017

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