[5/23/2017] Yusuke Nomura leaves game after only three innings

Yusuke Nomura left tonight’s (May 23) game against the Yakult Swallows at Mazda Stadium after three innings¬†because of tightness in his lower back. The Hiroshima Carp will wait to see how he is feeling on May 24 to decide whether or not to take him off the active roster.

Source: Sponichi 5/23/2017, Sports Hochi 5/23/2017

[UPDATE 5/24 @ 9:36pm]

Nomura was taken off the active roster today. He was examined by a team doctor¬†at the stadium after he was pulled from last night’s game. He will be re-examined at a hospital. He was reassigned to the San-gun rehab group.

Source: Daily Sports 5/24/2017, Nikkan Sports 5/24/2017

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