Okamoto, Ken 岡本 健 (おかもと・けん)
Softbank Hawks | #48 | P
Born: 10/28/1992 (age 27)
Height: 179cm
Weight: 84kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Hyogo
Draft: 2013, 3rd Round
History: 神戸国際大付高(甲)-新日鉄住金かずさマジック
Roster Changes: added 04/08/2016, removed 08/12/2016

[9/21/2018] Ken Okamoto has surgery on right elbow

The Softbank Hawks announced on September 20 that Ken Okamoto had surgery on his right elbow at a hospital in Yokohama. He will most likely need about three months for a full recovery.

Okamoto had been taken off the active roster on July 28 with elbow pain and had resumed throwing practices in late-August.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/20/2018, NishiNippon Shimbun 9/21/2018


[1/30/2018] Ken Okamoto has pain in right calf

The Softbank Hawks announced on January 30 that Ken Okamoto was reassigned to Group B spring camp because of pain in his right calf. Eleven pitchers, not including Dennis Sarfate and Livan Moinelo, will now report to Group A spring camp.

Source: Nikkan Sports 1/30/2018