[8/3/2017] Seiya Inoue hurts left knee while running bases

Seiya Inoue tweaked his left knee while running the bases during the second inning of a game against the Nippon Ham Fighters at ZOZO Marine on August 2. He remained in the game, but felt pain in the area this morning. He was taken off the active roster today and will be examined at a hospital.

Source: Sports Hochi 8/3/2017, Sponichi 8/3/2017, Nikkan Sports 8/3/2017

[UPDATE 8/5 @ 1:10am]

Inoue was examined at a hospital in Tokyo on August 4 and diagnosed with an injury to the left medial collateral ligament in his left knee. He will require four to six weeks for a full recovery.

Source: Sanspo 8/4/2017, Sponichi 8/4/2017

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