Minor league catcher Chace Numata injured in PA skateboarding accident

Minor league catcher Chace Numata injured in PA skateboarding accident
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Detroit Tigers minor league catcher and Pearl City native Chace Numata was seriously injured in Pennsylvania early Friday in a skateboarding accident.

Numata currently plays for the Detroit Tigers minor league team the Erie Seawolves.

According to authorities in Erie, Pa., Numata suffered a head injury in the accident.

Numata played in the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Yankees minor-league systems before signing with the Tigers this winter.

He played 71 games with the Seawolves and six games with the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens.

The Detroit Tigers and Seawolves organizations released the following statement below:

This story will be updated.

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