August 18 vs Rakuten at Rakuten Seimei Park – Nakamura was hit twice during the game and set a new Marines record with twenty hit-by-pitches this season. He started the day tied with the eighteen Daichi Suzuki recorded in 2017. His twenty HBPs is good for a seventh place tie (Greg LaRocca, 2006) in NPB history.
Source: Sponichi 8/18/20180 Comments
The Chiba Lotte Marines announced the following uniform number changes on December 19:
Source: Lotte announcement0 Comments
Shogo Nakamura was hit by a pitch in the head during his at bat in the seventh inning (attempting to bunt, left side of the head) against the Rakuten Eagles earlier today. He remained in the game and finished the day with four hits: single to left, walk and a stolen base, single to right, HBP, single to left and a stolen base, and home run to left.
Nakamura was taken to a hospital in Sendai after the game for tests. No abnormalities were discovered. He was diagnosed with a bruise on the left side of his head.
Source: Nikkan Sports 5/5/20160 Comments