[5/26/2018] Yurisbel Gracial diagnosed with finger fracture

Yurisbel Gracial hurt his left hand while returning to first on a pick-off play during a game against the Seibu Lions at YafuOku Dome on May 24. He was examined at a hospital in Fukuoka on May 25 and diagnosed with a proximal phalanx fracture in his left ring finger. He will most likely need about two months for a full recovery.

Source: Sports Hochi 5/25/2018, Nikkan Sports 5/25/2018, Sponichi 5/25/2018

[UPDATE 6/29 @ 10:47pm]

Gracial is slated to return to Cuba temporarily for the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games in July. He will rejoin the team in August.

Source: Tokyo Sports 6/29/2018

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