[10/6/2017] Softbank Hawks Coaching Staff News

January 13 @ 13:25 – The Hawks are planning to add Sung-Keun Kim to their staff as a coaching advisor.

Source: Nikkan Sports 1/13/2018


November 9 @ 23:28 – The Hawks announced today that they added the following coaches to their staff:

  • Yasuo Kubo, Ni-gun pitching coach, uniform 84
  • Hideaki Matsuyama, Ni-gun infield/base coach, uniform 74
  • Ryo Yoshimoto, San-gun hitting coach, uniform 70
  • Ryota Kato, San-gun battery coach, uniform 96

Source: Softbank 11/9/2017


November 7 @ 15:00 – The Hawks are planning to offer former Hanshin coach Yasuo Kubo a job on their staff, possibly as Ni-gun pitching coaching.

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/7/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/7/2017


November 5 @ 22:30 – The Hawks announced today that the following coaches will not be returning next season:

  • Yoshinori Sato, Ichi-gun pitching coach
  • Yusuke Torigoe, Ichi-gun infield/base coach
  • Masaumi Shimizu, Ichi-gun battery coach

Source: Softbank 11/5/2017


October 6 @ 16:52 – The Softbank Hawks announced that the following two coaches will not be returning next year:

  • Yasuo Fujii, Ni-gun hitting coach
  • Makoto Sasaki, San-gun manager

Source: Softbank 10/6/2017

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