Yokoyama, Yuya 横山 雄哉 (よこやま・ゆうや)
Hanshin Tigers | #15 | P
Born: 02/20/1994 (age 24)
Height: 183cm
Weight: 83kg
Bats: L
Throws: L
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Yamagata
Draft: 2014, 1st Round
History: 山形中央高(甲)-新日鉄住金鹿島
Roster Changes: added 05/03/2016, removed 05/04/2016, added 05/17/2016, removed 05/30/2016

[8/24/2017] Yuya Yokoyama resumes throwing in the bullpen

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 8/24/2017


[8/6/2017] Yuya Yokoyama’s wife give birth to boy

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 8/6/2017


[11/18/2016] Yuya Yokoyama to get married

The Hanshin Tigers announced today that Yuya Yokoyama (22) will file marriage papers with a thirty-one-year-old woman from Hyogo.

Source: Hanshin announcement, Nikkan Sports 11/18/2016


[6/6/2016] Yuya Yokoyama resumes throwing exercises

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 6/6/2016


[5/31/2016] Yuya Yokoyama taken off active roster with shoulder discomfort

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.

Source: Sponichi 5/31/2016, Daily Sports 5/13/2016

[UPDATE @ 10:04pm]

Yokoyama was taken off the active roster today with discomfort in his left shoulder.

Source: Nikkan Sports 5/31/2016