Category: Did You Know

HAM

Kensuke Tanaka: Did You Know

Tanaka has been involved in a Pink Ribbon project since 2008. He donated enough money to pay for two mammography exams for every hit he recorded last year (306 exams). He plans to donate one mammography exam for every hit he records this year.

Through last season, Tanaka has donated enough money to pay for 2,678 mammography exams.

Source: Nikkan Sports 3/25/2017

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SOF

Dennis Sarfate: Did You Know

Sarfate is planning to continue making donations to the Great East Japan Earthquake Recovery Initiatives Foundation based on his performance during the season (100,000 yen for every save he records). He donated 4.1 million yen in 2015 and 4.3 million yen in 2016.

Source: Sports Hochi 3/16/2017

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LOT

Jason Standridge: Did You Know

Standridge donated 100,000 yen to the Great East Japan Earthquake Recovery Initiatives Foundation for every victory he recorded last season (2016). He is planning to do something against this year.

Source: Sponichi 3/14/2017

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LOT

Naoya Masuda: Did You Know

Masuda will appear on the Chiba Fire Department poster this year. He also made an appearance on their posted in 2013.

Source: Daily Sports 1/30/2017

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RAK

Takayuki Kishi: Did You Know

Kishi is a fan of the horror genre. He is currently hooked on the Walking Dead series. He forgot to pack his iPad for spring camp and is using his iPhone to watch episodes. He placed an order for an adapter so that he can connect his phone to a TV.

Source: Tokyo Sports 2/10/2017

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YAK

Yuhei Nakamura: Did You Know

Nakamura was given the nickname Mucho after bullpen catcher Jun Otsuka saw him eating a bag of Kara Mucho chips. He does not actually like Kara Mucho chips that much. His favorite is Kata Age Potato, black pepper flavor.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/7/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/7/2017

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HIR

Seiya Suzuki: Did You Know

Suzuki signed an advisory staff contract with ASICS.

Source: Daily Sports 2/22/2017, ASICS 2/22/2017

Weight

  • Suzuki is usually ninety-one to ninety-two during the season. He is currenly ninety-six. Source: Sanspo 2/2/2017
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SOF

Seiji Uebayashi: Did You Know

Weight

  • Uebayashi packed on ten kilograms and currently weighs eighty-eight kilograms. Source: Sports Hochi 2/2/2017
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CHU

Hitoki Iwase: Did You Know

Weight:

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YOM

Luis Cruz: Did You Know

Weight

  • Cruz weighed 104 kilograms when he arrived in Japan last year. He told reporters he did a lot of running and arrived in Japan at 99 kilograms this year. Source: ZakZak 1/31/2017
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