Ryuhei Matsuyama and Tomohiro Abe left Satuday’s game against the Yokohama Bay Stars at Mazda Stadium with injuries. Matsuyama felt discomfort in his right shoulder during his at bat in the first inning and was replaced on defense in the second. Abe felt discomfort in his lower back during his at bat in the second inning and was replaced on defense in the third inning.
Both players were sent to a hospital in Yokohama for tests during the game. The Hiroshima Carp could get their tests results on Sunday (August 6).
[UPDATE 8/6 @ 8:54pm]
Matsuyama was diagnosed with inflammation in his right shoulder and Abe with lower back pain. Both injuries are not considered serious.
Source: Nikkan Sports 8/6/20170 Comments
Ryuhei Matsuyama was taken off the active roster today after he hurt his back during pre-game workouts. He was examined at a hospital. He will begin rehabbing at San-gun tomorrow (May 3).
[UPDATE 5/3 @ 12:27am]
Matsuyama was diagnosed with thoracic facet syndrome.
Source: Daily Sports 5/2/20170 Comments