Furuno, Masato 古野 正人 (ふるの・まさと)
Yakult Swallows | #118 | P
Born: 09/26/1986 (age 32)
Height: 178cm
Weight: 80kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Hyogo
Draft: 2011, 6th Round
History: 報徳学園高(甲)-龍谷大-日産自動車-三菱重工神戸
Roster Changes: removed 04/05/2016, added 06/08/2016, removed 06/15/2016

[7/30/2018] Yakult Swallows add Masato Furuno to seventy-man roster

The Yakult Swallows announced that they added Masato Furuno to their seventy-man roster on July 30. Furuno’s uniform number will change from 118 to 40.

Furuno went 2-3 with an ERA of 2.43 in eleven Ni-gun games.

Source: Yakult 7/30/2018, Sanspo 7/30/2018, Sports Hochi 7/30/2018, Sponichi 7/30/2018


[6/16/2016] Masato Furuno hurts right shoulder

Masato Furuno hurt his right shoulder when he fell while trying to field a grounder in the fourth inning of a game against the Softbank Hawks at Jingu Stadium on June 15. He will undergo tests at a hospital on June 16. The Yakult Swallows are expected to take him off the active roster.

Source: Sanspo 6/16/2016