Shuichi Murata was left out of the starting line-up against the Seibu Lions at MetLife Dome tonight because of a left hamstring injury he may have suffered yesterday (June 6). He was available off the bench.
Murata was 8-for-18 with three home runs and eight RBI in his last five games.
Source: Daily Sports 6/7/20170 Comments
Shuichi Murata was hit by a pitch on the inner portion of his right elbow during his at bat in the seventh inning against Chunichi at Tokyo Dome on May 8 and was replaced by a pinch-runner. He is considered day-to-day.
Source: Nikkan Sports 5/8/20160 Comments