Yuya Yokoyama was taking things easy because of some lower back pain. He resumed throwing in the bullpen on August 23. He threw twenty pitches to a standing catcher. He told reporters he felt no pain during the session.
Source: Sanpso 8/24/20170 Comments
The Hanshin Tigers announced on August 5 that Yuya Yokoyama’s wife gave birth to the couple’s first child, a boy, at a hospital in Ninomiya on the morning of August 4.
Source: Sanspo 8/6/20170 Comments
The Hanshin Tigers announced today that Yuya Yokoyama (22) will file marriage papers with a thirty-one-year-old woman from Hyogo.0 Comments
Yuya Yokoyama (left shoulder) resumed throwing exercises at Naruohama on June 5 — he threw the ball into a net fifty times. He is set to resume playing catch within the next couple of days.
Source: Sanspo 6/6/20160 Comments
The media learned on May 30 that the Hanshin Tigers are planning to take Yuya Yokoyama off the active roster due to left shoulder pain.
Yokoyama attended practices at kobo Stadium on May 30 in preparation for his next start on June 1 against the Rakuten Eagles. He was looking forward to the outing, but complained of pain in his shoulder after practices.
The Tigers could call up Takumi Akiyama for the start.
[UPDATE @ 10:04pm]
Yokoyama was taken off the active roster today with discomfort in his left shoulder.
Source: Nikkan Sports 5/31/20160 Comments