Kawabata, Takayoshi 川端 崇義 (かわばた・たかよし)
Orix Buffaloes | #46 | OF
Born: 02/03/1985 (age 34)
Height: 176cm
Weight: 80kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: B
Hometown: Shizuoka
Draft: 2011, 8th Round
History: 東海大相模高-国際武道大-JR東日本
Roster Changes: added 05/09/2016, removed 05/11/2016, added 07/22/2016, removed 09/09/2016

[5/16/2016] Takayoshi Kawabata has surgery to treat fracture

The Orix Buffaloes announced today that Takayoshi Kawabata had surgery at a hospital in Osaka to treat a fracture in his left hand. He will most likely require about two months for a full recovery.

Source: Daily Sports 5/16/2016, Nikkan Sports 5/16/2016


[5/11/2016] Takayoshi Kawabata suffers thumb fracture

Takayoshi Kawabata left tonight’s (May 11) game against Nippon Ham at Tokyo Dome after he hurt his left hand while attempting a diving catch in the fifth inning. He was removed from the game and taken to a hospital in Tokyo where he was diagnosed with fracture in the base of his thumb metacarpal.

Source: Nikkan Sports 5/11/2016Sponichi 5/11/2016