The Orix Buffaloes and Yokohama Bay Stars announced today that they agreed on a two-for-two player trade. Orix will send twenty-nine-year-old catcher Hikaru Ito and twenty-seven-year-old pitcher Ken Akama to Yokohama for twenty-seven-year-old catcher Shuto Takajo and twenty-five-year-old infielder Hiroyuki Shirasaki.
The Buffaloes also released uniform numbers for their newest additions: Takajo number 22 and Shirasaki number 2.One Comment
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
Hiroyuki Shirasaki hurt his left hand when he slid head-first into first base during the third inning of a game against the Rakuten Eagles on June 6. He was examined at a hospital in Sendai on the same day and diagnosed with triquetral fracture. He was taken off the active roster today.0 Comments
Hiroyuki Shirasaki was not available to play in tonight’s game against the Hanshin Tigers at Koshien Stadium. Shirasaki was struck in the face by a batted ball that took a bad hop during pre-game fielding practice. He was taken to a hospital in Osaka and diagnosed with a bruise near his right eye.
Source: Daily Sports 6/28/2016
[UPDATE 6/29 @ 7:47pm]
Shirasaki was taken off the active roster today.0 Comments