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Tokyo Yakult Swallows player Kazuhiro Hatakeyama takes a hit to the head from a ball thrown by Hanshin Tigers pitcher Shintaro Fujinami, at the top of the fifth inning in a game held at Kyocera Dome in Osaka on March 4, 2017. The pitch caused a scuffle between the teams, and Yakult outfielder Wladimir Ramon Balentien, 32, and Tigers' coach Akihiro Yano, 48, were ejected from the game. (Mainichi)

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