Guardians Lin Che-Hsuan exits after slip on first base bag

Fubon Guardians have lost their star centrefielder 林哲瑄 (Lin Che-Hsuan) to a freak accident, where Lin slipped on a wet first base while trying to beat out a double play in the bottom of the 9th inning.

Identical to Bryce Harper’s incident

About a month ago the same thing also happened to Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals.  Below is the side-by-side video of Lin Che-Hsuan and Bryce Harper on their base slipping incident.

Lin Che-Hsuan injury update

According to Guardians press release.  Lin does not need surgery after examinations, but will have to be sidelined for at least 2 weeks due to ligament strain and sprained ankle.

All I can do now is rest, there’s no set timing on when will I return to the lineup. Thank God the injuries wasn’t as serious as we originally anticipated.” Said the CPBL All-Star centrefielder Lin Che-Hsuan.

Coach, I want to play!!  Lin spotted in Guardians’ dugout yesterday with crutches.


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