Upload

Abe, Shinnosuke 阿部 慎之助 (あべ・しんのすけ)
Yomiuri Giants | #10 | INF
Born: 03/19/1979 (age 38)
Height: 180cm
Weight: 97kg
Bats: L
Throws: R
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Chiba
Draft: 2000, 1st Round
History: 安田学園高-中大
Roster Changes: added 05/30/2016
YOM

[5/15/2017] at home Hero Award for March/April

The at home Hero Award for March/April was given to Shinnosuke Abe for the three-run walk-off home run he blasted in the bottom of the ninth against the Chunichi Dragons on April 1. The Giants won the game 4-2. It was the seventh walk-off home run of Abe’s career, good for a second place tie on the franchise all-time list.

Source: at home announcement, box score

0 Comments
YOM

Shinnosuke Abe: Did You Know

Through May 9, Abe has 105 modasho’s.

Source: Sanspo 5/10/2017

0 Comments
YOM

[4/23/2017] Shinnosuke Abe having leg problems

Shinnosuke Abe did not play in Saturday’s (April 22) because pain in his lower half. He did make it into tonight’s game as a pinch-hitter.

Source: Sanspo 4/23/2017

0 Comments
YOM

[3/24/2017] Shinnosuke Abe overcoming some tightness in his legs

Shinnosuke Abe left a game on March 15 early because of some tightness in his legs. Since then, he has spent most of his time either as a designated hitter or bat off the bench. He may be having trouble adjusting his workload: he took thing slow last year and ended up hurting his right shoulder before the start of the season; he increased his workouts this year and may have ended up overworking himself.

Abe was able to return to the starting line-up yesterday against Nippon Ham and went 0-for-3 (F9, G4, F8, BB).

Source: Tokyo Sports 3/24/2017

0 Comments
YOM

[8/20/2016] Shinnosuke Abe: 200 Tokyo Dome Home Runs

Shinnosuke Abe blasted his 200th Tokyo Dome home run during yesterday’s game against the Hanshin Tigers. Only six other players in NPB history have hit 200 or more home runs in one stadium: Sadaharu Oh and Shigeo Nagashima at Korakuen Stadium, Katsuya Nomura and Hiromitsu Kadota at Osaka Stadium, and Koji Yamamoto and Sachio Kinugasa at Hiroshima Stadium.

Home Runs at Tokyo Dome, top three players: Abe (200), Yoshinobu Takahashi (176), Michihiro Ogasawara (175).

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/20/2016, Sanspo 8/20/2016

0 Comments
YOM

[7/19/2016] at home Hero Award for June

The at home Hero Award for June was given to Shinnosuke Abe for his game against Nippon Ham at Tokyo Dome on June 4. With the score tied at four and one out in the sixth, Abe drove a fastball over the fence in right. It was his second home run since he made it back to the active roster. He had been struggling with right shoulder problems and had also been working hard to make adjustments to his swing to account for a decline in power. The home run helped the Giants win their sixth straight game.

Source: at home announcement, box score

0 Comments
YOM

[6/9/2016] Shinnosuke Abe records 100th modasho

Shinnosuke Abe recorded the 100th modasho of his career on June 8 and became the twelfth player in Yomiuri Giants history to reach the milestone. Abe also hit a double and tied Tetsuharu Kawakami for third on the franchise’s all-time list for extra base hits with 688 (316 doubles, 9 triples, 363 home runs). Sadaharu Oh is at the top of the list with 1,315, followed by Shigeo Nagashima with 936.

Source: Sanspo 6/9/2016

(more…)

0 Comments
YOM

[6/3/2016] Shinnosuke Abe could revisit first base

Shinnosuke Abe will most likely get the start at first base during the Yomiuri Giants’ three-game series against the Nippon Ham Fighters that begins tonight at Tokyo Dome.

Source: Sponichi 6/3/2016

0 Comments
YOM

[6/1/2016] Shinnosuke Abe hits fifty-first Inter-league home run

Shinnosuke Abe blasted the fifty-first Inter-league home run of his career on May 31 against Orix at Kyocera Dome. He is tied with Shuichi Murata for second on the all-time list. Takeya Nakamura sits atop the list with sixty-seven Inter-league home runs.

Abe also set a new record with at least one Inter-league home run in twelve consecutive seasons (since 2005). He started the day tied with Kazuhiro Wada at eleven.

Source: Sponichi 6/1/2016

0 Comments
YOM

[5/29/2016] Shinnosuke Abe hits two homers in rehab game

Shinnosuke Abe (right shoulder) homered in his second straight Ni-gun rehab game earlier today.

Abe got the start at designated hitter and batted fourth against Seibu. He went 4-for-4, including an RBI single to right in the first inning, a two-out three-run home run in the second inning, a walk in the fifth inning, and a two-out three-run home run in the sixth inning.

Abe also moved to catcher in the seventh inning.

Source: Daily Sports 5/29/2016Sponichi 5/29/2016, Sports Hochi 5/29/2016, Nikkan Sports 5/29/2016

[UPDATE @ 10:49pm]

Yoshinobu Takahashi is planning to add Abe to the active roster on May 31.

Source: Sponichi 5/29/2016

0 Comments