[4/21/2018] Takeya Nakamura hurts left shoulder

Takeya Nakamura hit his left shoulder on the ground while playing defense in the fifth inning of a game against the Chiba Lotte Marines at MetLife Dome on April 21. He  was removed from the game on defense in the sixth inning as a precaution. He did not go to the hospital. The Seibu Lions will wait to see how Nakamura is feeling on Sunday.

Source: Nikkan Sports 4/21/2018

[UPDATE 4/23 @ 4:51pm]

The Lions decided to take Nakamura off the active roster on April 22.

Source: Sanspo 4/22/2018, Sponichi 4/22/2018

[UPDATE 4/25 @ 6:54pm]

Nakamura was examined at a hospital in Tokyo on April 23. The Lions will wait about a week to see if the pain goes away. If it does, he will be able to slowly resume workouts. If not, he will be re-examined.

Source: Nikkan Sports 4/24/2018, Nikkan Sports 4/25/2018

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