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Tamura leaves the game in the 6th with some discomfort in his right leg

by on Aug.08, 2010 @ 11:22 pm, under NPB

Hitoshi Tamura felt some discomfort in his right leg during tonight's game and was taken out of the game after his at bat in the 6th. Tamura told reporters that it wasn't serious and the club currently does not have any plans of sending Tamura to a hospital to get the leg checked out.

In other injury-related news:

Tadahito Iguchi was hit by a pitch in his right knee in the first inning and was later removed from the game in the 4th on defense due to swelling.  The team will wait to see how Iguchi is doing on Monday before deciding whether or not to send him to the hospital for an examination.

Norichika Aoki fouled a ball of his right shin in the 3rd inning and was removed from the game on defense in the 4th inning.  Aoki had his right leg examined at a hospital and was diagnosed with a contusion.