Takahiro Norimoto

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Takahiro Norimoto
Mie-chukyo Norimoto.JPG
Norimoto in college (2012)
Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles – No. 14
Pitcher
Born: (1990-12-17) December 17, 1990 (age 24)
Bats: Left Throws: Right
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Takahiro Norimoto (則本 昂大 Norimoto Takahiro?, born December 17, 1990) is a Japanese professional baseball player. He plays for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of the Pacific League in Nippon Professional Baseball.

In 2013, Norimoto's rookie season, he pitched to a 15-5 win–loss record and a 3.34 earned run average. Norimoto won the Pacific League Rookie of the Year Award.[1][2] On March 28, 2014 his team defeated Seibu Lions 2-1.[3] On August 23, 2014 he helped his team defeat Orix Buffaloes 2-0 by throwing eight shootout innings.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coskrey, Jason (October 27, 2013). "Rookie Norimoto gives Eagles hope for promising future". The Japan Times. Archived from the original on December 17, 2013. Retrieved December 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Ogawa, Norimoto win Rookie of the Year awards". The Japan Times. November 25, 2013. Archived from the original on December 17, 2013. Retrieved December 16, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Reigning champion Eagles tame Lions to usher in new season". The Japan Times. March 28, 2014. Archived from the original on May 21, 2014. Retrieved May 17, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Norimoto displays dominant form against Buffaloes". The Japan Times. August 24, 2014. Archived from the original on August 23, 2014. Retrieved August 23, 2014. 

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