Okada, Masatoshi 岡田 雅利 (おかだ・まさとし)
Seibu Lions | #37 | C
Born: 06/29/1989 (age 31)
Height: 173cm
Weight: 80kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: B
Hometown: Nara
Draft: 2013, 6th Round
History: 大阪桐蔭高(甲)-大阪ガス

[10/5/2018] Masatoshi Okada has surgery on right elbow

The Seibu Lions announced that Masatoshi Okada had surgery to remove fragments from his right elbow. He will need about two months for a full recovery. Okada started having problems with the elbow this season and wanted to make sure he was at 100 percent next year.

Source: Tokyo Sports 11/5/2018, Nikkan Sports 11/5/2018, Daily Sports 11/5/2018


[2/13/2018] Masatoshi Okada suffers cut on upper lip

Masatoshi Okada took a ball off his face and suffered a cut behind his upper lip that required three stitches.

The incident occurred during fielding practice on February 13. Okada was behind home plate preparing to catch a throw from right when the ball took a bad hop, hit his glove, and then his face. He was taken to a hospital in Nichinan for treatment.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/13/2018, Nikkan Sports 2/13/2018