Kazahari, Ren 風張 蓮 (かざはり・れん)
Yakult Swallows | #32 | P
Born: 02/25/1993 (age 26)
Height: 182cm
Weight: 88kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: AB
Hometown: Iwate
Draft: 2014, 2nd Round
History: 伊保内高-東農大北海道オホーツク
Roster Changes: added 04/13/2016, removed 04/27/2016, added 05/20/2016, removed 05/22/2016, added 06/02/2016, removed 06/05/2016, added 08/25/2016, removed 08/28/2016

[11/10/2017] Yakult Swallows: uniform number changes

The Yakult Swallows announced the following uniform number changes on November 10:

Source: Yakult 11/10/2017


Ren Kazahari: Did You Know



May 6 vs Hiroshima at Jingu Stadium – With runners on first and second and one out in the tenth inning, Kazahari entered the game as a pinch-hitter and failed to lay down a bunt. He became the first Yakult pitcher to make an appearance in a game as a pinch-hitter since Yasujiro Suzuki against Hiroshima on October 21, 1976.

Source: Sponichi 5/6/2018


The media learned on November 26, 2016 that Kazahari (23) filed marriage papers with twenty-nine-year-old actress Ayumi Matsuoka earlier in the year on August 8.

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/27/2016

The Yakult Swallows announced on March 22, 2017 that Kazahari’s wife gave birth to the couple’s first child, a boy weighing 3,566 grams, at a hospital in Iwate on March 15.

Source: Nikkan Sports 3/22/2017