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[9/22/2013] Injury Updates: K. Maeda (HIR), Morgan (YOK), Kikuchi (SEI), Falkenborg (SOF), Naruse (LOT)

by on Sep.23, 2013 @ 2:23 am, under NPB

Hiroshima Carp

Kenta Maeda was not at Tokyo Dome on Sunday.  He stayed back at the team hotel and rested.  He no longer has a fever.

Source: Sanspo 9/23/2013

Yokohama Bay Stars

Nyjer Morgan was examined at a hospital in Yokohama on Friday and diagnosed with a bruise on his right wrist.  He was taken off the active roster on Saturday.

Source: Sanspo 9/22/2013

Seibu Lions

Yusei Kikuchi (left shoulder) topped out at 153km/h during his Ni-gun outing on Saturday.

Source: Sponichi 9/22/2013

Softbank Hawks

Brian Falkenborg was taken off the active roster on Sunday with back pain.  He first complained of back problems after his outing against Rakuten at Kleenex Stadium on the 19th.  He was taken off the active roster today because his condition was not improving.  He will be examined at a hospital in Fukuoka on the 24th.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/22/2013

Chiba Lotte Marines

Yoshihisa Naruse (left shoulder) tossed three shutout innings against the Ni-gun Nippon Ham Fighters on Sunday.  He could be called up after another Ni-gun game on five-days of rest (28th vs Yomiuri).

Source: Sanpso 9/22/2013