Egoshi grew up a Yomiuri Giants’ fan. He grew up in an area that only broadcast Yomiuri games. His grandfather was also a big Giants’ fan.
Source: Daily Sports 12/15/2016
Egoshi started working on hitting from both sides of the plate during fall camp. He took an extra round of batting practice (ninety minutes) on November 17 and took 422 swings from the left side during workouts on November 18.