Shirasaki, Hiroyuki 白崎 浩之 (しらさき・ひろゆき)
Yokohama Bay Stars | #6 | INF
Born: 08/19/1990 (age 29)
Height: 184cm
Weight: 89kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Hokkaido
Draft: 2012, 1st Round
History: 埼玉栄高-駒大
Roster Changes: removed 04/17/2016, added 05/03/2016, removed 06/28/2016, added 07/08/2016

[7/9/2018] Orix Buffaloes and Yokohama Bay Stars agree on two-for-two trade

The Orix Buffaloes and Yokohama Bay Stars announced today that they agreed on a two-for-two player trade. Orix will send twenty-nine-year-old catcher Hikaru Ito and twenty-seven-year-old pitcher Ken Akama to Yokohama for twenty-seven-year-old catcher Shuto Takajo and twenty-five-year-old infielder Hiroyuki Shirasaki.

The Buffaloes also released uniform numbers for their newest additions: Takajo number 22 and Shirasaki number 2.

Source: Orix 7/9/2018, Yokohama 7/9/2018, Sports Hochi 7/9/2018, Nikkan Sports 7/9/2018, Nikkan Sports 7/9/2018, Sanspo 7/9/2018, Sponichi 7/9/2018, Daily Sports 7/9/2018

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Hiroyuki Shirasaki: Did You Know


The media learned on December 6, 2017 that Shirasaki (27) filed marriage papers with a twenty-six-year-old woman. The two were classmates at Saitama Sakae High School.

Source: Sponichi 12/7/2017


[6/7/2017] Hiroyuki Shirasaki hurts hand on head-first slide

Hiroyuki Shirasaki hurt his left hand when he slid head-first into first base during the third inning of a game against the Rakuten Eagles on June 6. He was examined at a hospital in Sendai on the same day and diagnosed with triquetral fracture. He was taken off the active roster today.

Source: Daily Sports 6/7/2017, Nikkan Sports 6/7/2017


[6/28/2016] Hiroyuki Shirasaki struck in the face by a ball

Hiroyuki Shirasaki was not available to play in tonight’s game against the Hanshin Tigers at Koshien Stadium. Shirasaki was struck in the face by a batted ball that took a bad hop during pre-game fielding practice. He was taken to a hospital in Osaka and diagnosed with a bruise near his right eye.

Source: Daily Sports 6/28/2016

[UPDATE 6/29 @ 7:47pm]

Shirasaki was taken off the active roster today.