Kenshi Sugiya felt discomfort in his back during his at bat in the sixth inning of a game against Seibu at on August 3. He was examined at a hospital in Tokyo on August 5 and diagnosed with a strain in the left side of his back. He was taken off the active roster on the same day. He might require about two weeks for a full recovery.0 Comments
The Nippon Ham Fighters announced on October 24, 2017 that Sugiya filed marriage papers with a twenty-nine-year-old woman from Osaka on October 22. The two held a marriage ceremony in Tokyo on December 17.0 Comments
Kenshi Sugiya was examined at a hospital in Sapporo today and diagnosed with first degree contusion on his left soleus muscle. He was taken off the active roster and will most likely require about two weeks for a full recovery. Sugiya was just added to the active roster on April 8; he was slowed by an injury to his left side during spring camp.0 Comments
Kenshi Sugiya felt discomfort in his left side during his first at bat in an exhibition game against the Hanshin Tigers on February 25. He was examined at a hospital in Sapporo today and diagnosed with first degree strain in his left oblique muscle. He will require about two weeks for a full recovery. He will be re-evaluated after three days of rest.
Source: Sponichi 2/28/20170 Comments
The Nippon Ham Fighters announced today that Kenshi Sugiya had surgery to remove hamate bone fragments from his right hand. There were no complications during the procedure. Sugiya will most likely require about two months for a full recovery.
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The Fighters announced today that Kenshi Sugiya will have surgery to remove hamate bone fragments from his right hand on April 20. The organization will know more about how much time he will require for a full recovery after the procedure, but it could take six to eight weeks for a full recovery.0 Comments
Kenshi Sugiya hurt his right wrist while swinging the bat during his at bat in the fourth inning of a game against Rakuten today. He was replaced by a pinch-hitter in the sixth inning. He was later examined at a hospital in Sendai and diagnosed with mild inflammation in the ulnar cartilage in his right wrist0 Comments
Kenshi Sugiya tied a franchise record during the Rakuten game earlier today with three sac hits: runner on first with no out in the first inning; runner on first with no out in the third inning; and runners on first and second and no out in the fifth inning.
Sugiya had a chance to tie the NPB record in the eighth inning with runners on first and third and one out, but popped out to the catch into a double play on a squeeze attempt.
Source: Sponichi 4/9/20160 Comments