Asuma has two images stitched on the inside of all of his gloves: a pile of poo in gold thread and a star in white thread. The pile of golden poo represents kin-un (financial luck) and the white star represents shiroboshi (victories).
Source: Sanspo 2/15/20180 Comments
Morihara (26) filed marriage papers in Hiroshima with a twenty-four-year-old woman from Hyogo on December 26, 2017.0 Comments
The Seibu Lions announced on January 28, 2018 that Oishi (29) filed marriage papers with a thirty-year-old woman from Okinawa on January 5.0 Comments
The Chiba Lotte Marines announced on January 27, 2018 that Uchi signed an advisory agreement with Rawlings Japan.0 Comments
Aiuchi got his drivers license this year. He was once pulled over for driving without a license in December 2012.
Source: Tokyo Sports 1/26/20180 Comments
Takahashi’s wife gave birth to the couple’s second child, a boy weighing 3,048 grams, at a hospital in Nagoya on January 26, 2018.
Source: Nikkan Sports 1/26/20180 Comments
Kanakubo weight seventy-four kilograms in October 2017. He told reporters on January 22, 2018 that he managed to push his weight up to eighty-two kilograms by eating a lot of soba and through weights.0 Comments
Kumagai unofficially (timed by the media) ran to first in 3.70 seconds during rookie workouts on January 22. When he was in college, his best time around all the bases was 13.8 seconds.0 Comments
Hoshi (23) filed marriage papers with a twenty-three-year-old woman living in Tokyo on January 16.0 Comments