Kan Otake

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Kan Otake
Otake with the Yomiuri Giants
Yomiuri Giants – No. 17
Born: (1983-05-21) May 21, 1983 (age 32)
Yashio, Saitama, Japan
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Professional debut
NPB: September 26, 2003 for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp
NPB statistics
(through 2009 season)
Win-Loss 11-5
Earned run average 2.36
Strikeouts 85
Career highlights and awards

Kan Otake (大竹 寛 Ōtake Kan?, born May 21, 1983 in Saitama Prefecture, Japan) is a Nippon Professional Baseball pitcher for the Yomiuri Giants in Japan's Central League.

High school career[edit]

Otake attended Urawa Gakuin High School in Saitama, Saitama. He never pitched in a national high-school tournament, but was selected for the Japanese national team in the 2000 World Junior Baseball Championship. In 2001, he was drafted by Hiroshima Toyo Carp by first-round pick.

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