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Hiroshima Carp: Kenta Kurihara will likely miss the start of the regular season with right leg injury

by on Mar.18, 2013 @ 9:42 pm, under NPB

The Hiroshima Carp announced today that Kenta Kurihara was diagnosed with a injuries in his right rectus femoris and sartorius muscles.  There is a good chance he will miss the start of the regular season because he requires about a week of medical treatment.

The Carp also announced that:

  • Akihiro Higashide had surgery on his left knee (ACL reconstruction and meniscectomy).  He will remain in the hospital for about three weeks.
  • 4th round draft pick Ko Shimozuru will miss about six weeks with a right adductor longus muscle injury.

Source: Sponichi 3/18/2013