Kyuko, Kentaro 久古 健太郎 (きゅうこ・けんたろう)
Yakult Swallows | #26 | P
Born: 05/15/1986 (age 33)
Height: 181cm
Weight: 82kg
Bats: L
Throws: L
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Tokyo
Draft: 2010, 5th Round
History: 国士舘高(甲)-青学大-日産自動車-日本製紙石巻
Roster Changes: removed 04/27/2016, added 05/07/2016, removed 06/08/2016, added 06/27/2016, removed 07/18/2016, added 08/16/2016, removed 08/24/2016, added 09/06/2016

[2/24/2018] Kentaro Kyuko returns to Tokyo with an irregular heartbeat

The Yakult Swallows announced today that Kentaro Kyuko left Okinawa camp and returned to Tokyo because he was not feeling well. He was pulled from a practice game against the Yomiuri Giants on February 21 with an irregular heartbeat and again for the same reason from a situational batting practice scrimmage on February 23.

Source: Daily Sports 2/24/2018, Sanspo 2/24/2018, Sports Hochi 24/2018


[2/16/2017] Kentaro Kyuko suffered a calf strain

The media learned on February 15 that Kentaro Kyuko has been working out under a modified schedule because of a strain in his right calf. He suffered the injury during fielding practice on the second day of Ni-gun camp on February 2.

Source: Sanspo 2/16/2017