Pitcher from Santiago de Cuba Recovers After Being Hit by a Pitch in Game Against Industriales

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 by Mia Dominguez

Wilber Reina Lanchazo, the pitcher for Santiago de Cuba who suffered a facial injury from a pitch during the fifth inning of a game against Industriales on July 6 at Guillermón Moncada Stadium, is recovering well.

Sports journalist Yasel Porto reported that the Santiago pitcher is expected to be discharged from the hospital this Tuesday. Reina Lanchazo has received visits from friends at the Saturnino Lora Provincial Hospital after overcoming the most critical phase of his recovery.

Journalist Yosmany Mayeta noted, citing official sources, that the player only remembers throwing the fastball. The baseball player underwent a minor maxillofacial surgery, receiving more than six stitches on the outer part of his upper lip and nearly ten on the inside.

Following the incident, the athlete was immediately taken to the emergency ward of Saturnino Lora Provincial Hospital, where he was placed in the Observation room.

The game ended with a 4-2 win for Industriales, eliminating Santiago from the championship semifinals.

Details on Wilber Reina Lanchazo's Recovery

Below are some frequently asked questions regarding the recovery of Wilber Reina Lanchazo after being hit by a pitch.

When did the incident involving Wilber Reina Lanchazo occur?

The incident occurred on July 6 during the fifth inning of a game against Industriales.

What type of surgery did Wilber Reina Lanchazo undergo?

He underwent a minor maxillofacial surgery, receiving stitches on both the exterior and interior parts of his upper lip.

What was the outcome of the game between Santiago de Cuba and Industriales?

Industriales won the game 4-2, which eliminated Santiago de Cuba from the championship semifinals.

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