Aoyama, Makoto 青山 誠 (あおやま・まこと)
Yomiuri Giants | #008 | OF
Born: 10/31/1991 (age 27)
Height: 185cm
Weight: 85kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Hyogo
Draft: 2013, Ikusei 1st Round
History: 育英高-日大

[4/7/2018] Makoto Aoyama fined 50,000 yen for ejection

Makoto Aoyama was ejected from an Eastern League game against Lotte at Lotte Urawa on April 5. He argued with the home plate umpire after he was called out on a close play at home plate. The NPB announced on April 6 that they gave Aoyama a stern warning and a 50,000 fine.

Source: NPB 4/6/2018, Nikkan Sports 4/6/2018, Daily Sports 4/6/2018


[7/28/2017] Yomiuri Giants add two Ikusei players to seventy-man roster

The Yomiuri Giants announced today that they added two Ikusei players to their seventy-man roster: twenty-three-year-old Daiki Masuda and twenty-five-year-old Makoto Aoyama.

Masuda’s uniform number will change from 015 to 98, Aoyama’s from 008 to 99. Their new contracts will be worth an estimated 4.2 million yen.

The Giants now have sixty-nine players on their seventy-man roster.

Source: Yomiuri 7/28/2017Tokyo Sports 7/28/2017, Daily Sports 7/28/2017, Sponichi 7/28/2017, Nikkan Sports 7/28/2017