Nishida, Akihisa 西田 明央 (にしだ・あきひさ)
Yakult Swallows | #30 | C
Born: 04/27/1992 (age 27)
Height: 178cm
Weight: 83kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: AB
Hometown: Kyoto
Draft: 2010, 3rd Round
History: 北照高(甲)
Roster Changes: removed 03/26/2016, added 05/09/2016

[1/31/2018] Akihisa Nishida reassigned to Ni-gun camp

The Yakult Swallows announced today that Akihisa Nishida will be reassigned to Ni-gun spring camp due to an injury to his right leg.

Source: Sponichi 1/31/2018, Sports Hochi 1/31/2018


[6/16/2017] Akihisa Nishida fouls pitch off shin

Akihisa Nishida fouled a pitch off his left shin during his at bat in the second inning of a game against Nippon Ham on June 16. He was removed from the game on defense in the fourth inning and taken to a hospital in Tokyo for tests. He was diagnosed with a bruise. The Yakult Swallows are not planning to take him off the active roster for the time being.

Source: Sanspo 6/16/2017

[UPDATE 6/17 @ 4:10pm]

Nishia was diagnosed with a bruise on his left tibia.

Source: Sanspo 6/17/2017