Yamazaki, Noriharu 山崎 憲晴 (やまざき・のりはる)
Yokohama Bay Stars | #0 | INF
Born: 12/12/1986 (age 32)
Height: 176cm
Weight: 80kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Shizuoka
Draft: 2008, 3rd Round
History: 埼玉栄高-横浜商大

[11/25/2017] Hanshin Tigers reach agreement with Noriharu Yamazaki

According to Daily Sports, the Hanshin Tigers are interested in Yokohama senryokugai Noriharu Yamazaki. The Tigers most likely see Yamazaki as possible insurance in case Yamato decides to sign with another team.

Source: Daily Sports 11/25/2017

[UPDATE 11/27 @ 1:42pm]

The Tigers will sign Yamazaki. An official announcement will be made soon.

Source: Daily Sports 11/27/2017

[UPDATE 11/27 @ 9:29pm]

The Tigers announced today that they reached an agreement with Yamazaki. According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated ten million yen.

Source: Hanshin 11/27/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/27/2017, Daily Sports 11/27/2017, Sponichi 11/27/2017

[UPDATE 12/5 @ 2:47pm]

Yamazaki was assigned the uniform number 32.

Source: Hanshin 12/4/2017


[9/27/2017] Takasaki, Shimozono, Hayashi not a part of Yokohama’s plans for 2018

The media learned that thirty-two-year-old Kentaro Takasaki, thirty-two-year-old Tatsuya Shimozono, thirty-year-old Noriharu Yamazaki, thirty-two-year-old Shinji Ohara, and thirty-four-year-old Masanori Hayashi are not a part of the Yokohama Bay Stars plans for the 2018 season.

Source: Sponichi 9/27/2017, Sports Hochi 9/27/2017

[UPDATE 10/3 @ 1:23am]

The media learned on October 1 that Takasaki and Ohara are planning to retire at the end of the season.

Source: Sanspo 10/2/2017, Sports Hochi 10/2/2017