Thirty-two-year-old Tetsuya Kokubo earned his international free agent option today with nine year of service time on the active roster.0 Comments
Tetsuya Kokubo was taking things slow after he felt discomfort in his lower back during the third block of camp. He resumed fielding practices and practices against a pitching machine on February 16. He add live batting practice today and took sixty swings against a batting practice pitcher and pitching machine.
Source: Daily Sports 2/17/20160 Comments
Tetsuya Kokubo visited a hospital in Nichinan after practices on November 15 because of discomfort in his right elbow. Some inflammation was discovered, in the same area he had surgery in September 2012. He received ice treatment and a shot to help with the pain. His condition does not appear to be serious.
Source: Daily Sports 11/15/20160 Comments