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Nippon Ham Fighters: Atsushi Kita to miss four weeks with shoulder injury

by on Feb.16, 2013 @ 11:24 pm, under NPB

Atsushi Kita hurt his left shoulder while playing defense in a practice game against the Yokohama Bay Stars today.  He was later taken to the hospital and diagnosed with a fracture dislocation in his left shoulder.  He will require four weeks for a full recovery.

Kita started the game at first and suffered the injury while going after a grounder in the 1st inning.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/16/2013