Hoshi, Tomoya 星 知弥 (ほし・ともや)
Yakult Swallows | #24 | P
Born: 04/14/1994 (age 25)
Height: 183cm
Weight: 78kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Tochigi
Draft: 2016, 2nd Round
History: 宇都宮工高-明大

Tomoya Hoshi: Did You Know


Hoshi (23) filed marriage papers with a twenty-three-year-old woman living in Tokyo on January 16.

Source: Sponichi 1/18/2018, Sanspo 1/18/2018, Nikkan Sports 1/18/2018


[9/8/2017] Tomoya Hoshi taken off active roster

Tomoya Hoshi was taken off the active roster on September 8 with tightness in his right elbow.

Source: Sanspo 9/8/2017

[UPDATE 9/15 @ 10:24pm]

The media learned on September 14 that Hoshi was examined at a hospital in Tokyo on September 13 and diagnosed with a fatigue fracture in his right elbow. He will not be allowed to do any throwing for a while.

Source: Sanspo 9/15/2017

[UPDATE 9/26 @ 8:04pm]

The Swallows announced today that Hoshi will have surgery at a hospital in Yokohama on October 12.

Source: Sports Hochi 9/26/2017, Nikkan Sports 9/26/2017, Sponichi 9/26/2017

[UPDATE 10/14 @ 1:52am]

Hoshi had surgery on his right elbow on October 12. There were no complications.

Source: Sanspo 10/13/2017

[UPDATE 10/30 @ 3:56pm]

Hoshi will not do any throwing for the rest of the year. He is planning to start playing catch in January.

Source: Sponichi 10/30/2017, Daily Sports 10/30/2017