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 3/25/20170 Comments
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 3/16/20170 Comments
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 3/14/20170 Comments
Masuda will appear on the Chiba Fire Department poster this year. He also made an appearance on their posted in 2013.
Source: Daily Sports 1/30/20170 Comments
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 2/10/20170 Comments
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.0 Comments
Suzuki signed an advisory staff contract with ASICS.