Yokawa, Naomasa 陽川 尚将 (ようかわ・なおまさ)
Hanshin Tigers | #55 | INF
Born: 07/16/1991 (age 27)
Height: 180cm
Weight: 89kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Osaka
Draft: 2013, 3rd Round
History: 金光大阪高(甲)-東農大
Roster Changes: added 04/12/2016, removed 05/20/2016, added 06/06/2016, removed 06/12/2016, added 08/16/2016, removed 08/20/2016, added 09/14/2016

Naomasa Yokawa: Did You Know



September 9 vs Ni-gun Softbank at Naruohama – Yokawa homered in his fifth straight game and pushed his season total to twenty-one. Twenty-one home runs in one year tied the Hanshin Tigers’ farm record set by Go Kida in 2005.

Source: Sponichi 9/10/2017



[9/29/2016] Hanshin Tigers 2016 Farm MVPs

The Hanshin Tigers handed out their 2016 Farm MVPs before a practice game against Orix at Naruohama on September 28.


Takumi Akiyama
18 G, 9-2, 108 IP, 88 SO, 2.08 ERA

Position Player

Naomasa Yokawa
78 G, 92-for-306, 62 RBI, 14 HR, 45 RBI, 301 AVG

Source: Hanshin announcement


[5/12/2016] Mizuno MVP of the Month Awards for March/April

Eastern League

Naoki Shirane, Yokohama
31 G, 39-for-119, 2 HR, 14 RBI, 0 SB, .328 BA

This is Shirane’s first year in the Yokohama organization. He led the league with thirty-nine hits in March/April.

Western League

Naomasa Yokawa, Hanshin
18 G, 26-for-75, 5 HR, 18 RBI, 2 SB, .347

Naomasa batted fourth in all eighteen games in March/April. He led the league in home runs (5) and finished tied for second in RBI (18).

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