Saiki was 188 centimeters tall when he first joined the Hanshin Tigers before the 2017 season (he was drafted in 2016). He grew a centimeter in a year and is close to becoming the fourth player on the team to stand at least 190 centimeters tall (behind Randy Messenger’s 198, Shintaro Fujinami’s 197, and Kosuke Fujitani’s 194).
Source: Nikkan Sports 12/11/20170 Comments
Ginji will make 100 million yen in 2018. He is the first Rakuten Eagle position player drafted out of high school to reach 100 million yen.0 Comments
Hamaya (24) filed marriage papers with a twenty-nine-year-old woman from Tokyo on December 3, 2017.
Source: Sports Hochi 12/8/20170 Comments
The media learned on December 6, 2017 that Shirasaki (27) filed marriage papers with a twenty-six-year-old woman. The two were classmates at Saitama Sakae High School.
Source: Sponichi 12/7/20170 Comments
Tomei (28) files married papers with a twenty-eight-year-old woman from Chiba after the 2018 season.
Source: Sports Hochi 12/6/20170 Comments
Konno (22) filed marriage papers with a twenty-two-year-old woman earlier this year in June. They are planning to hold a wedding ceremony next year in December.
Source: Nikkan Sports 12/4/20170 Comments
Sakai (24) filed marriage papers with a twenty-seven-year-old woman from Wakayama on September 27, 2017, the same day of his wife’s birthday. They held a ceremony in Osaka on December 2.0 Comments
Tawata (24) filed marriage papers in Tokyo with a twenty-five-year-old woman from Hokkaido earlier this year after the end of the regular season in October.0 Comments