June 1 vs Chunichi at Sapporo Dome – Nishikawa became the seventy-fifth player in NPB history to reach the 200 stolen base milestone when he stole second in the second inning.
August 8 vs Rakuten at Sapporo Dome – Nishikawa recorded the second lead-off home run of his career (first inning, off Yuri Furukawa). He hit his first lead-off home run on May 2, 2015 against Lotte.
Nishikawa will have LASIK surgery this winter. He is hoping his vision will increase from 0.1 to 1.5 (Japan uses the decimal system).
Source: Nikkan Sports 11/14/2017
Nishikawa will be appearing in parent company Nippon Ham’s new round of national television spots in 2018.
Source: Sponichi 12/27/2017