Kurose, Kenta 黒瀬 健太 (くろせ・けんた)
Softbank Hawks | #61 | INF
Born: 08/11/1997 (age 22)
Height: 181cm
Weight: 90kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Osaka
Draft: 2015, 5th Round
History: 初芝橋本高

[12/3/2017] Kenta Kurose suffers injury during Asia Winter Baseball League game

Kenta Kurose suffered an injury during an Asia Winter Baseball League game on December 3. He went in to cover first base on a pick off play in the ninth inning and the returning base runner knocked off his mitt. Kurose appeared to grab his left thumb. He was removed from the game after a trainer checked on his status.

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/3/2017


[2/25/2017] Kenta Kurose has fracture in right thumb

Kenta Kurose hurt his right thumb during batting practice. The Softbank Hawks announced today that Kurose was examined at a hospital in Miyazaki and diagnosed with fracture in the thumb (proximal phalanx). He is expected to return to Fukuoka for surgery.

Source: Sanspo 2/25/2017

[UPDATE 2/28 @ 10:45pm]

Kurose had surgery on his right thumb at a hospital in Fukuoka on February 27. He will need about three months for a full recovery.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/28/2017