Hirai, Ryo 平井 諒 (ひらい・りょう)
Yakult Swallows | #67 | P
Born: 04/22/1991 (age 28)
Height: 184cm
Weight: 78kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Wakayama
Draft: 2009, 4th Round
History: 帝京五高
Roster Changes: added 06/13/2016, removed 04/01/2017

[4/3/2017] Ryo Hirai has discomfort in right shoulder

Ryo Hirai was taken off the active roster on April 2 because of discomfort in his right shoulder. He was examined by the team doctor. No additional tests were necessary. He will continue to make adjustments at Ni-gun.

Source: Sanspo 4/3/2017


[6/6/2016] Yakult Swallows added Ryo Hirai to seventy-man roster

The Yakult Swallows announced on June 6 that they added Ryo Hirai to their seventy-man roster. His uniform number will change from 167 to 67.

The Swallows re-signed Hirai to an Ikusei contract at the end of last season because he was still in the process of coming back from right shoulder surgery in 2013.

Source: Yakult announcement,