Kimura, Shogo 木村 昇吾 (きむら・しょうご)
Seibu Lions | #121 | INF
Born: 04/15/1980 (age 39)
Height: 183cm
Weight: 78kg
Bats: L
Throws: R
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Osaka
Draft: 2002, 11th Round
History: 尽誠学園高(甲)-愛知学院大-横浜-広島
Roster Changes: added 04/22/2016, removed 06/22/2016

[7/21/2016] Shogo Kimura has right knee surgery

The Seibu Lions announced today that Shogo Kimura had reconstructive surgery to treat a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee at a hospital in Tokyo. He will not be able to do any running for about three months.

Source: Sponichi 7/21/2016, Tokyo Sports 7/21/2016, Nikkan Sports 7/21/2016


[6/23/2016] Shogo Kimura could miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL

The Seibu Lions announced today that Shogo Kimura was diagnosed with a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee. He suffered the injury during practices at Seibu Prince Dome on June 22.

Norio Tanabe told reporters the injury was fairly serious and that it might be difficult for Kimura to return this season.

Source: Sports Hochi 6/23/2016, Nikkan Sports 6/23/2016