[4/28/2018] Yoshihiro Maru hurts right hamstring

Yoshihiro Maru made a diving catch in the fifth inning of a game against the Hanshin Tigers at Mazda Stadium on April 28. He hurt his right leg in the process and was removed from the game. The Hiroshima Carp later announced that he strained his right hamstring.

Maru’s consecutive games streak, currently at 700, could come to an end.

Source: Nikkan Sports 4/28/2018, Nikkan Sports 4/28/2018, Daily Sports 4/28/2018, Sponichi 4/28/2018, Sports Hochi 4/28/2018, Sanspo 4/28/2018

[UPDATE 4/30 @ 1:04pm]

Maru was taken off the active roster on April 29. His consecutive game streak ended at 700.

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