Aoyagi, Koyo 青柳 晃洋 (あおやぎ・こうよう)
Hanshin Tigers | #50 | P
Born: 12/10/1993 (age 25)
Height: 182cm
Weight: 82kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: B
Hometown: Kanagawa
Draft: 2015, 5th Round
History: 川崎工科高-帝京大
Roster Changes: added 05/27/2016, removed 06/19/2016, added 07/06/2016, removed 07/07/2016, added 07/19/2016, removed 08/27/2016, added 09/07/2016, removed 09/08/2016, added 09/26/2016, removed 09/29/2016

Koyo Aoyagi: Did You Know

Miscellaneous Information

Aoyagi grew up drinking Yakult products. His mother and brother work at Yakult and he spent time in the company nursery until he was about three.

Source: Sports Hochi 7/26/2016, Daily Sports 7/26/2016

Aoyagi threw from about three-quarters the first time he played catch for the Terao Dolphins when he was fifth year elementary school student. The manager of the team tried to fix his mechanics, but eventually decided to encourage him to keep throwing from the side.

Source: Sponichi 12/13/2016

Aoyagi is an avid manga fan. When he first joined the Tigers, he moved into their dormitory with about 300 mangas. Publisher Kodansha is thinking about naming him their managa publicity ambassador.

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/18/2016


Aoyagi is scheduled to move out of the Hanshin Tigers dormitory this winter.

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/23/2017

Relationships and Family


January 14 – Aoyagi (25) filed marriage papers with a twenty-five-year-old woman from Osaka.

Source: Hanshin 1/14/2019, Nikkan Sports 1/14/2019, Sponichi 1/14/2019, Sanspo 1/14/2019


[6/2/2016] Koyo Aoyagi wins first appearance/start

Koyo Aoyagi picked up a win in his first Ichi-gun appearance/start on June 1 against Rakuten at kobo Stadium.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/2/2016, Sanspo 6/2/2016