Masayuki Kuwahara fouled a pitch off the area near his left knee during his at bat in the eighth inning. He temporarily left the field for treatment, but was able to return and grounded out to short. He was replaced on defense in the bottom-half of the inning.
Source: Daily Sports 6/11/20170 Comments
Masayuki Kuwahara crashed into Elian Herrera while chasing after a fly ball hit by Yuhei in the seventh inning of a game against the Yakult Swallows at Jingu Stadium on July 18. Kuwahara could not stand and was taken off the field on a stretcher. Elian remained in the game.
[UPDATE 7/20 @ 5:49am]
Kuwahara was back in the starting line-up on July 19. He had a bruised left knee.
Source: Sanspo 7/19/2016