Chihiro Kaneko

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Chihiro Kaneko
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Kaneko with the Orix Buffaloes
Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters – No. 19
Pitcher
Born: (1983-11-08) November 8, 1983 (age 36)
Niigata, Japan
Bats: Left Throws: Right
debut
April 12, 2006, for the Orix Buffaloes
NPB statistics
(through 2018)
Win-Loss120–78
Earned run average2.96
Strikeouts1,566
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Chihiro Kaneko (金子 千尋, Kaneko Chihiro, born November 8, 1983, in Niigata, Japan) is a Japanese Nippon Professional Baseball pitcher with the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters in Japan's Pacific League.

Kaneko pitched for the Orix Buffaloes. He won the Pacific League Most Valuable Player Award and the Eiji Sawamura Award in 2014. He became a free agent after the 2018 season,[1] and signed with the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baseball / Japanese Baseball (2018-11-28). "Buffaloes ace Chihiro Kaneko to become free agent". The Japan Times. Retrieved 2019-04-08.
  2. ^ Coskrey, Jason (2019-02-10). "Chihiro Kaneko draws attention from Yu Darvish, others, because of change-up". The Japan Times. Retrieved 2019-04-08.

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