Taisei Makihara hurt his right ankle while running the bases during the first inning of a game against the Seibu Lions at MetLife Dome on September 27. He was pulled from the game and taken to a hospital in Tokorozawa, Saitama for tests. He was diagnosed with an injury to his right anterior talofibular ligament.0 Comments
The Softbank Hawks announced the following uniform number changes on December 14:
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Taisei Makihara was taken off the active roster on August 29 because he hurt his right shoulder. Keisuke Kaneko was called up to take his spot on the roster.
Source: Nikkan Sports 8/30/20160 Comments
Taisei Makihara hit a double in the sixth inning against Yokohama at YafuOku Dome on June 7. He was replaced by a pinch-runner because he developed cramps in both his legs as he rounded first base. He told reporters after the game that he was fine.
Source: Nikkan Sports 6/7/20160 Comments