September 29 vs Lotte at ZOZO Marine – Wakatsuki recorded the first five-hit game of his career. He went 5-for-5: 1B4, 1B8, 1B6 one RBI, 1B8 one RBI, 1B7.
Source: Nikkan Sports 9/29/2018
Wakatsuki was named a tourism ambassador for Kazo, Saitama.
Wakatsuki was born and raised in Kazo. He attended Hanasaki Tokuharu High School in Kazo and was drafted by Orix in 2013.
Source: Sports Hochi 5/8/2017