[4/28/2017] Kyuji Fujikawa leaves after deflecting ball with hand

Kyuji Fujikawa left tonight’s game against Chunichi after he took a batted ball off his right hand.

Yohei Oshima lead-off the ninth inning by hitting a ball back up the middle. Fujikawa reacted by sticking out his right hand. The ball struck the hand and bounced toward Fumiya Hojo at short. Hojo fielded the ball and just got Oshima out at first.

Fujikawa left the field for treatment but did not return.

Source: Nikkan Sports 4/28/2017

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