Mune, Yuma 宗 佑磨 (むね・ゆうま)
Orix Buffaloes | #6 | INF
Born: 06/06/1996 (age 23)
Height: 181cm
Weight: 78kg
Bats: L
Throws: R
Blood Type: B
Hometown: Tokyo
Draft: 2014, 2nd Round
History: 横浜隼人高
Roster Changes: added 09/17/2016, removed 09/24/2016

[7/15/2018] Yuma Mune fractures finger during practice

Yuma Mune took a ball off his left hand during practices on July 14. He was taken to a hospital in Osaka and diagnosed with a fracture in his left middle finger (distal phalanx).

Source: Daily Sports 7/14/2018, Nikkan Sports 7/14/2018, Jiji 7/14/2018


[5/16/2018] Yuma Mune taken off active roster

Yuma Mune was taken off the active roster on May 16 with tightness in his right hamstring. The Orix Buffaloes decided to give Mune some time to recover because they were concerned about the possibility of his condition developing into something more serious.

Source: Nikkan Sports 5/16/2018, Sports Hochi 5/16/2018, Sanspo 5/16/2018


Yuma Mune: Did You Know



April 30 vs Softbank at Kyocera Dome – Mune led off the game with a lead-off home run off Kenichi Nakata. It was the first home run of his career (thirty-ninth game, 142nd plate appearance).

Source: Nikkan Sports 4/30/2018, Sports Hochi 4/30/2018, Sanspo 4/30/2018

October 1 vs Rakuten at Rakuten Seimei – Mune homered in three consecutive trips to the plate, starting with his last trip to the plate from the night before (eighth inning off Naoto Nichiguchi). His other two home runs came in the first and third innings (both off Shoma Fujihira).

Mune also recorded his second lead-off home run of the season.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/1/2018


[11/8/2017] Yuma Mune leaves fall camp with injury

Yuma Mune felt pain in left shoulder during fielding practices on November 7. He was examined at a hospital in Kochi and diagnosed with a bone contusion on the left humeral head. Mune returned to Osaka for rehab on November 8.

Source: Daily Sports 11/8/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/8/2017