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Higashioka Back On-Track

Higashioka doubled in his return from the DL

Playing in his first game since July 22, Kyle Higashioka was, understandably, very happy. Injured during a game against the Lakewood Blue Claws, the twenty year old was eager to take the field against the Savannah Sand Gnats on Tuesday night. Higashioka's injury occurred when the RiverDogs were playing in New Jersey.

"It was the top of the 2nd inning when I fouled the ball off of my shin and that was kind of giving me some problems catching," Kyle Higashioka explained. "I also slid after a ball behind home plate and I felt my hip pop. I was then taken out because I couldn't even get into a catching position anymore...

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