[9/9/2017] Alex Guerrero leaves after getting hit by pitch

Alex Guerrero was hit by a pitch during today’s game against the Hiroshima Carp at Nagoya Dome.

Guerrero stepped up to bat with a runner on first and two out in the fourth inning. Akitake Okada threw a pitch that hit Guerrero on the right shoulder as he swung and missed. He left the field for treatment, but did not return.

Yusuke Matsui entered the game as a pinch-hitter for Guerrero and grounded back to the pitcher for final out of the inning.

Source: Sponichi 9/9//2017Nikkan Sports 9/9/2017

[UPDATE 9/11 @ 12:29am]

Guerrero was left out of the starting line-up against Hiroshima on Sunday (September 10). He told reporters he was still in pain and that there was no chance he was going to play.

Source: Sports Hochi 9/10/2017

[UPDATE 9/11 @ 9:30pm]

Guerrero participated in practices at Nagoya Dome today. He told reporters he still felt some pain when swinging the bat and throwing the ball. He said his status moving forward would depend on how he felt tomorrow morning.

Source: Tokyo Sports 9/11/2017

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