Nishikawa, Ryoma 西川 龍馬 (にしかわ・りょうま)
Hiroshima Carp | #63 | INF
Born: 12/09/1994 (age 24)
Height: 176cm
Weight: 70kg
Bats: L
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Osaka
Draft: 2015, 5th Round
History: 敦賀気比高(甲)-王子
Roster Changes: removed 04/10/2016, added 05/02/2016, removed 10/01/2016, added 10/11/2016

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[3/11/2017] Ryoma Nishikawa fouls pitch off right leg

Ryoma Nishikawa left today’s game against the Yakult Swallows after he fouled a pitch off his right leg, near the knee, during his at bat in the sixth inning. He was unable to stand up and had to be taken off the field on a stretcher. He was later taken to a hospital in Hiroshima for tests.

Source: Nikkan Sports 3/11/2017, Daily Sports 3/11/2017

[UPDATE 3/12 @ 11:35pm]

Nishikawa was diagnosed with a bruised knee. He is not scheduled to play during an upcoming three-game series against Rakuten that begins on March 14.

Source: Daily Sports 3/12/2017

[UPDATE 3/18 @ 6:42pm]

Nishikawa was re-examined at a hospital in Hiroshima on March 14. An MRI revealed that he had a bone contusion on his right knee. He will need two to three weeks of treatment.

Source: Daily Sports 3/18/2017, Nikkan Sports 3/18/2017