Hasegawa, Yuya 長谷川 勇也 (はせがわ・ゆうや)
Softbank Hawks | #24 | OF
Born: 12/21/1984 (age 35)
Height: 180cm
Weight: 86kg
Bats: L
Throws: R
Blood Type: AB
Hometown: Yamagata
Draft: 2006, 5th Round
History: 酒田南高(甲)-専大

[9/6/2018] Yuya Hasegawa suffers bruised big toe

Yuya Hasegawa hurt his right foot when he hit the wall in left while making a defensive play during the third inning of a game against Lotte at ZOZO Marine September 5. He remained in the game until the seventh inning.

Hasegawa was later taken to a hospital in Narashino, Chiba for tests. He was diagnosed with bruise on his right big toe. He is considered day-to-day.

Source: Sanspo 9/5/2018, Yamagata News 9/6/2018, Nishi Nippon Shimbun 9/6/2018


[11/20/2017] Yuya Hasegawa to have right ankle surgery

The media learned on November 19 that thirty-two-year-old Yuya Hasegawa will have surgery on his right ankle. He will most likely require about three months for a full recovery. It is uncertain if he will be ready for opening day.

Hasegawa initially hurt the ankle while sliding into home during a game in September 2014. He had surgery on the ankle after the season in December.

Source: Daily Sports 11/20/2017

[UPDATE 11/22 @ 1:04am]

The Softbank Hawks announced on November 21 that Hasegawa had surgery on his right ankle at a hospital in Fukuoka on November 20.

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/21/2017, Daily Sports 11/21/2017


[10/18/2017] Yuya Hasegawa earns international FA option

Thirty-two-year-old Yuya Hasegawa earned his international free agent option on October 18. Hasegawa is currently in the second year of a three-year contract.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/18/2017


[5/24/2016] Yuya Hasegawa earns domestic FA option

Yuya Hasegawa earned his domestic FA option today with eight years of service time on the active roster. When the media asked him about the option, he said he was surprised and did not know about it.

Hasegawa is in the first year of a three-year deal.

Source: Tokyo Sports 5/24/2016