Tanigawara, Kenta 谷川原 健太 (たにがわら・けんた)
Softbank Hawks | #45 | C
Born: 04/15/1997 (age 21)
Height: 174cm
Weight: 82kg
Bats: L
Throws: R
Blood Type: B
Hometown: Aichi
Draft: 2015, 3rd Round
History: 豊橋中央高

[1/19/2017] Kenta Tanigawara has elbow surgery

The Softbank Hawks announced today that Kenta Tanigawara had surgery to remove loose bodies from his right elbow at a hospital in Fukuoka. He will be discharged from the hospital on January 20 and will begin a rehab program on January 21. He will require about three months for a full recovery.

Source: Nikkan Sports 1/19/2017