[6/16/2017] Akihisa Nishida fouls pitch off shin

Akihisa Nishida fouled a pitch off his left shin during his at bat in the second inning of a game against Nippon Ham on June 16. He was removed from the game on defense in the fourth inning and taken to a hospital in Tokyo for tests. He was diagnosed with a bruise. The Yakult Swallows are not planning to take him off the active roster for the time being.

Source: Sanspo 6/16/2017

[UPDATE 6/17 @ 4:10pm]

Nishia was diagnosed with a bruise on his left tibia.

Source: Sanspo 6/17/2017

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