The Chunichi Dragons announced the following uniform numbers changes:
Source: Chunichi 12/6/20180 Comments
Shota Suzuki is planning to have surgery to treat blood flow issues in his right index finger. Suzuki explained to reporters that the finger started hurting in July. After considering his options, he finally decided to go under the knife because he did not want to head into 2019 season worrying about the pain.
Suzuki will have the surgery some time later this month and should be able to resume throwing practices after about two months.
Source: Nikkan Sports 11/13/20180 Comments
Shota Suzuki slipped and tweaked his left hamstring while pitching in the third inning of a game against the Hanshin Tigers are Nagoya Dome on August 18. He was pulled from the game and treated with ice. He was taken off the active roster today.0 Comments
Suzuki was diagnosed with thoracic herniated disc after spring camp last year. He learned stretch exercises that helped with his recovery. He participated in the Asia Winter League for extra work, but symptoms returned. He kept quiet and managed to make it through.
Source: Nikkan Sports 5/10/20170 Comments