Egawa, Tomoaki 江川 智晃 (えがわ・ともあき)
Softbank Hawks | #43 | OF
Born: 10/30/1986 (age 33)
Height: 180cm
Weight: 86kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: B
Hometown: Mie
Draft: 2004, 1st Round
History: 宇治山田商高(甲)
Roster Changes: added 04/05/2016, removed 06/01/2016, added 08/23/2016

[3/6/2019] Tomoaki Egawa has surgery on his lower back

The Softbank Hawks announced that Tomoaki Egawa had surgery to treat a herniated disc in his lower spine at a hospital in Tokushima. He will remain in the hospital for about ten days and will require around three months for a full recovery.

Egawa strained his back just before the start of spring camp on January 28. He opted for surgery after consulting with doctors.

Source: Sponichi 3/6/2019, Sanspo 3/6/2019