Yoshikawa, Naoki 吉川 尚輝 (よしかわ・なおき)
Yomiuri Giants | #0 | INF
Born: 02/07/1995 (age 23)
Height: 177cm
Weight: 79kg
Bats: L
Throws: R
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Gifu
Draft: 2016, 1st Round
History: 岐阜・中京高-中京学院大

[8/1/2018] Naoki Yoshikawa fractures left hand in headfirst slide

Naoki Yoshikawa slid headfirst into first base in the sixth inning against Yokohama on August 1 and extended his hitting streak to eighteen games on an infield hit. However, he also hurt his left hand in the process and had to be replaced by a pinch-runner.

Yoshikawa was later taken to a hospital for tests and diagnosed with a fracture in his left hand.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/1/2018, Daily Sports 8/1/2018, Sponichi 8/1/2018, Sanspo 8/1/2018


Naoki Yoshikawa: Did You Know


October 3, 2017 vs Yakult at Jingu Stadium – Yoshikawa recorded the first hit and modasho of his career. The first hit of his career came in his eighth trip to the plate off Preston Guilmet.

Source: Sanspo 10/3/2017