Nishino, Masahiro 西野 真弘 (にしの・まさひろ)
Orix Buffaloes | #5 | INF
Born: 08/01/1990 (age 28)
Height: 167cm
Weight: 68kg
Bats: L
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Tokyo
Draft: 2014, 7th Round
History: 東海大浦安高-国際武道大-JR東日本

[8/14/2018] Masahiro Nishino takes batted ball off face during practices

Masahiro Nishino took a batted ball off his face during pre-game fielding practices on August 11. He was taken to a hospital in Osaka for tests and diagnosed with frontal fracture (near the forehead) and a concussion.

Source: Sports Hochi 8/11/2018, Sponichi 8/11/2018, Sponichi 8/12/2018, Nikkan Sports 8/11/2018, Nikkan Sports 8/11/2018, Sanspo 8/11/2018


[4/12/2017] Masahiro Nishino left game on April 9 after hit by pitch

Masahiro Nishino was hit by a pitch near his right calf during a game against the Nippon Ham Fighters on April 9. The incident took place during his at bat in the fifth inning with runners on first and third and two out and Luis Mendoza on the mound for the Fighters. Nishino was replaced on defense as a precaution in the sixth.

Nishino did play in Tuesday’s (April 11) game, but was back in the starting line-up tonight.

Source: Sports Hochi 4/9/2017, Nikkan Sports 4/9/2017, Sanspo 4/10/2017


[12/12/2016] Orix Buffaloes: uniform number changes

The Orix Buffaloes announced the following uniform number changes on December 12:

Source: Orix announcement