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[9/19/2013] Injury Updates: Morgan (YOK), Asamura, Carter (SEI), Rasner (RAK)

by on Sep.20, 2013 @ 12:54 am, under NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars

Nyjer Morgan was replaced by a pinch-runner after he took an HBP off the back of his right hand during his at bat in the 5th inning of Thursday night's game against the Yakult Swallows.  He did not go to the hospital and was treated with ice.

Source: Sponichi 9/20/2013

Seibu Lions

Hideto Asamura and Chris Carter left Thursday night's game against the Nippon Ham Fighters early with injuries.

Asamura hurt his right heel when his foot landed awkwardly on the first base bag while running out a grounder to short in the 6th inning.  He has a minor bruise and is not expected to miss Saturday's game.

Carter hurt his right wrist when swinging the bat as a pinch-hitter in the 8th inning.  No damage was found to the bones.  He will have the wrist re-examined at a later date.

Source: Sponichi 9/20/2013

Rakuten Eagles

The Eagles announced Darrell Rasner had reconstructive surgery on his right elbow in the US on the 14th and will require ten to twelve months for a full recovery.

Source: Sports Hochi 9/19/2013