Arihara, Kohei 有原 航平 (ありはら・こうへい)
Nippon Ham Fighters | #16 | P
Born: 08/10/1992 (age 27)
Height: 189cm
Weight: 100kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: AB
Hometown: Hiroshima
Draft: 2014, 1st Round
History: 広陵高(甲)-早大
Roster Changes: added 03/26/2016, removed 04/06/2016, added 04/25/2016, removed 07/09/2016, added 07/21/2016, removed 09/02/2016, added 09/13/2016, removed 09/29/2016, added 10/12/2016, removed 10/14/2016

[2/3/2018] Kohei Arihara shut down with shoulder inflammation

Kohei Arihara was examined (MRI) at a hospital in Arizona on February 2 and diagnosed with inflammation in his right shoulder. He will be shut down until the end of Arizona camp on February 14 and will be re-examined after he returns to Japan.

Arihara was set to toss a bullpen session on February 2, but the session was canceled. He also skipped playing catch.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/3/2018, Sponichi 2/3/2018, Nikkan Sports 2/3/2018, Tokyo Sports 2/3/2018, Daily Sports 2/3/2018


[4/20/2016] Kohei Arihara could soon return to the active roster

Kohei Arihara (back strain) pitched in his first rehab game at Ni-gun on April 20. He got the start against the Futures and tossed two shutout innings. He could return to the active roster for his next start if there are no lingering problems with his back. His next start could either come against Rakuten (two-game series at Sapporo Dome beginning on April 26) or Lotte (three-game series at QVC Marine beginning on April 29).

Source: Nikkan Sports 4/20/2016


[4/6/2016] Kohei Arihara out with a back strain

The Nippon Ham Fighters announced today that Kohei Arihara was diagnosed with a back strain. He will require about ten days for a full recovery. He was taken off the active roster on April 6.

Arihara first started feeling pain in his back on the evening of April 5. He was examined at a hospital in Tokyo earlier today.

Source: Daily Spots 4/6/2016, Sponichi 4/6/2016