Kataoka, Yasuyuki 片岡 治大 (かたおか・やすゆき)
Yomiuri Giants | #8 | INF
Born: 02/16/1983 (age 34)
Height: 176cm
Weight: 78kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Chiba
Draft: 2004, 3rd Round
History: 宇都宮学園高(甲)-東京ガス-西武
Roster Changes: removed 05/12/2016, added 06/23/2016, removed 06/27/2016, added 09/02/2016, removed 09/10/2016

[9/14/2016] Yasuyuki Kataoka to miss remaining season with hamate fracture

Yasuyuki Kataoka hurt his left hand when he fouled a pitch off as a pinch-hitter during a game against the Hiroshima Carp at Tokyo Dome on September 10. He was later examined and diagnosed with a fracture in his left hamate. He was taken off the active roster on September 11. He is expected to miss the rest of the season.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/14/2016

[UDPATE 9/14 @ 8:04pm]

The Yomiuri Giants announced today that Kataoka had surgery to remove bone fragments from his left wrist.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/14/2016


[6/28/2016] Yasuyuki Kataoka out with right leg injury

Yasuyuki Kataoka hurt his right leg during warm-ups today and was taken off the active roster. No specifics have been released, but the media did see him leave Tokyo Dome before tonight’s game with a limp.

Source: Daily Sports 6/28/2016, Tokyo Sports 6/28/2016