Kayama, Shinya 嘉弥真 新也 (かやま・しんや)
Softbank Hawks | #57 | P
Born: 11/22/1989 (age 30)
Height: 173cm
Weight: 68kg
Bats: L
Throws: L
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Okinawa
Draft: 2011, 5th Round
History: 八重山農林高-ビッグ開発ベースボールクラブ-JX―ENEOS
Roster Changes: removed 04/13/2016, added 07/30/2016, removed 08/06/2016

Shinya Kayama: Did You Know



September 24 vs Nippon Ham at YafuOku Dome – Kayama tied a Hawks record, set by Brian Falkenborg in 2011, by extending his consecutive scoreless appearances streak to thirty-one games.

Source: Sanspo 9/24/2018, Daily Sports 9/24/2018

Relationships and Family

The Softbank Hawks announced on January 15, 2017 that Kayama’s wife gave birth to the couple’s first child, a boy, at a hospital in Naha on January 14.

Source: Daily Sports 1/15/2017, Nikkan Sports 1/15/2017

The Softbank Hawks announced on November 3, 2016 that Kayama (27) filed marriage papers with a twenty-six-year-old woman from Okinawa earlier this year in July. The two are expecting their first child next year.

Source: Daily Sports 11/3/2016