# 5 – Tsuyoshi Nishioka

Name (Japanese): 西岡 剛
Date of Birth: July 27, 1984
Hometown: Daito City, Osaka
High School: Osaka Toin High School
Family Status: Divorced (Remarried?), 1 daughter
Position: Second Base, Third Base
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 84 kg (185 lb)
Throws/Bats: Right/Switch
Wears #: 5
Originally drafted by: Chiba Lotte Marines in 2002 
Joined the Tigers in: 2013
Walk-Up Songs: Tsuyoshi – Curtain Call (even # ABs); Tsuyoshi – Superstar (odd # ABs)
Cheer Song – Click Here
Social Media: Facebook
Career Achievements/Awards: 1000 GP (5/14/15); 1000 H (7/16/13); Top AVG (2010); Most hits (2010); Most SBs (2005, 2006); All-PL Team (2005, 2007, 2010); All-CL Team (2013); Gold Glove (2005, 2007, 2010); All-Star (2005-08, 2010, 2013); Player of the Month (3.4/2005, 5/2010, 9/2010)
 

Career Stats:

Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
2003 Marines 7 9 3 3 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 .333 .455 .556 1.010
2004 Marines 63 212 32 54 8 2 6 35 14 37 8 2 .255 .304 .396 .701
2005 Marines 122 447 80 120 22 11 4 48 31 51 41 9 .268 .320 .394 .714
2006 Marines 115 426 58 120 20 7 4 27 51 61 33 17 .282 .358 .390 .747
2007 Marines 130 494 76 148 31 3 3 40 50 73 27 13 .300 .366 .393 .759
2008 Marines 116 473 78 142 26 6 13 49 37 68 18 11 .300 .357 .463 .820
2009 Marines 120 454 70 118 24 5 14 41 70 76 26 10 .260 .361 .427 .787
2010 Marines 144 596 121 206 32 8 11 59 80 96 22 11 .346 .423 .482 .904
2013 Tigers 122 497 57 144 28 3 4 44 46 65 11 3 .290 .346 .382 .729
2014 Tigers 24 38 6 9 3 1 0 4 7 6 0 1 .237 .356 .368 .724
2015 Tigers 50 172 20 45 8 0 2 14 23 21 1 3 .262 .347 .343 .692
2016 Tigers 55 190 16 56 7 1 0 15 13 25 6 1 .295 .346 .342 .688
NPB Career 1068 4008 617 1165 211 47 61 377 424 580 193 81 .291 .360 .412 .772

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