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Egoshi, Taiga 江越 大賀 (えごし・たいが)
Hanshin Tigers | #25 | OF
Born: 03/11/1993 (age 25)
Height: 182cm
Weight: 80kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Nagasaki
Draft: 2014, 3rd Round
History: 長崎・海星高-駒大
Roster Changes: removed 05/07/2016, added 06/27/2016, removed 08/30/2016
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Taiga Egoshi: Did You Know

Egoshi grew up a Yomiuri Giants’ fan. He grew up in an area that only broadcast Yomiuri games. His grandfather was also a big Giants’ fan.

Source: Daily Sports 12/15/2016


2017

Egoshi started working on hitting from both sides of the plate during fall camp. He took an extra round of batting practice (ninety minutes) on November 17 and took 422 swings from the left side during workouts on November 18.

Source: Sponichi 11/18/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/18/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/18/2017, Daily Sports 11/18/2017, Sports Hochi 11/18/2017

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[12/9/2016] Taiga Egoshi files marriage papers

The Hanshin Tigers announced today that Taiga Egoshi (23) filed marriage papers with a twenty-four-year-old woman from Kanagawa.

Source: Hanshin announcement, Nikkan Sports 12/9/2016

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[4/9/2016] Taiga Egoshi hits home runs in three consecutive trips to the plate

Taiga Egoshi hit home runs in three consecutive trips to the plate, spanning three different games: April 3 against Yokohama, April 7 against Yomiuri, and April 8 against Hiroshima.

The last Hanshin player to hit home runs in three consecutive trips to the plate was Craig Brazell on June 29, 2010 (first at bat to third at bat) against Chunichi. The last Japanese Hanshin player was Tomoaki Kanemoto on April 10, 2009 (second at bat to fourth at bat) against Yomiuri.

Sadaaki Yoshimura and Morimichi Takagi have hit home runs in three or more consecutive trips to the plate, spanning three different games. Yoshimura: three home runs in 1983 between June 29 and July 1. Takagi: four home runs in 1977 between June 12 and 14.

Source: Sponichi 4/9/2016, Nikkan Sports 4/9/2016

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