Muranaka, Kyohei 村中 恭兵 (むらなか・きょうへい)
Yakult Swallows | #43 | P
Born: 10/24/1987 (age 31)
Height: 188cm
Weight: 88kg
Bats: L
Throws: L
Blood Type: B
Hometown: Kanagawa
Draft: 2005, High School 1st Round
History: 東海大甲府高(甲)
Roster Changes: added 03/26/2016, removed 07/29/2016, added 08/30/2016

Kyohei Muranaka: Did You Know

Kyohei Muranaka’s uniform number changed from 15 to 43 after the 2015 season. The Yakult Swallows re-offered the number 15 during salary negotiations after the 2016 season, but he turned it down because it has only been one year.

Source: Sponichi 12/14/2016


[7/30/2016] Kyohei Muranaka taken off active roster

Kyohei Muranaka was taken off the active roster on July 31 because of some tightness in his left elbow. The Yakult Swallows feel fatigue may be the cause. There is a good chance he could get the elbow checked out by a doctor after the weekend.

Source: Daily Sports 7/30/2016, Sponichi 7/30/2016