Kokubo, Tetsuya 小窪 哲也 (こくぼ・てつや)
Hiroshima Carp | #4 | INF
Born: 04/11/1985 (age 35)
Height: 175cm
Weight: 83kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Nara
Draft: 2007, 3rd Round
History: PL学園高(甲)-青学大
Roster Changes: removed 08/27/2016, added 09/10/2016, removed 10/01/2016, added 10/11/2016

[6/7/2017] Tetsuya Kokubo earns international free agent option

Thirty-two-year-old Tetsuya Kokubo earned his international free agent option today with nine year of service time on the active roster.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/7/2017, Tokyo Sports 6/7/2017


[2/17/2017] Tetsuya Kokubo resumes live batting practice

Tetsuya Kokubo was taking things slow after he felt discomfort in his lower back during the third block of camp. He resumed fielding practices and practices against a pitching machine on February 16. He add live batting practice today and took sixty swings against a batting practice pitcher and pitching machine.

Source: Daily Sports 2/17/2016


[11/15/2016] Tetsuya Kokubo has right elbow inflammation

Tetsuya Kokubo visited a hospital in Nichinan after practices on November 15 because of discomfort in his right elbow. Some inflammation was discovered, in the same area he had surgery in September 2012. He received ice treatment and a shot to help with the pain. His condition does not appear to be serious.

Source: Daily Sports 11/15/2016