Akama, Ken 赤間 謙 (あかま・けん)
Orix Buffaloes | #60 | P
Born: 11/13/1990 (age 28)
Height: 180cm
Weight: 80kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: AB
Hometown: Fukushima
Draft: 2015, 9th Round
History: 東海大山形高-東海大-鷺宮製作所
Roster Changes: removed 03/29/2016, added 05/13/2016, removed 05/20/2016, added 06/18/2016

[7/9/2018] Orix Buffaloes and Yokohama Bay Stars agree on two-for-two trade

The Orix Buffaloes and Yokohama Bay Stars announced today that they agreed on a two-for-two player trade. Orix will send twenty-nine-year-old catcher Hikaru Ito and twenty-seven-year-old pitcher Ken Akama to Yokohama for twenty-seven-year-old catcher Shuto Takajo and twenty-five-year-old infielder Hiroyuki Shirasaki.

The Buffaloes also released uniform numbers for their newest additions: Takajo number 22 and Shirasaki number 2.

Source: Orix 7/9/2018, Yokohama 7/9/2018, Sports Hochi 7/9/2018, Nikkan Sports 7/9/2018, Nikkan Sports 7/9/2018, Sanspo 7/9/2018, Sponichi 7/9/2018, Daily Sports 7/9/2018

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[2/13/2017] Ken Akama misses intra-squad outing due to shoulder tightness

Ken Akama’s intra-squad outing today was canceled due to tightness in his right shoulder. He will not do any throwing for three days. He is scheduled to report to Ni-gun camp on February 14.

Source: Daily Sports 2/13/2017