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Hiroshima Carp: Takaaki Matsumoto to miss five to six months with ruptured Achilles tendon

by on Mar.28, 2013 @ 9:24 pm, under NPB

Takaaki Matsumoto suffered an injury during practices before a Ni-gun game against Softbank on the 22nd.  He was examined at a hospital today and diagnosed with a ruptured Achilles tendon.  He was hospitalized and will go under the knife on Friday.  He will need five to six months for a full recovery.

Source: Sports Hochi 3/28/2013