Satoshi Komatsu

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Satoshi Komatsu
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Komatsu with the Orix Buffaloes
Orix Buffaloes – No. 28
Born: (1981-10-29) October 29, 1981 (age 34)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
NPB debut
2007, for the Orix Buffaloes
NPB statistics
(through 2015)
Win–loss record 25-25
ERA 4.34
Strikeouts 387
Career highlights and awards
Satoshi Komatsu
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Men's Baseball
World Baseball Classic
Gold medal – first place 2009 Los Angeles Team
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2006 Doha Team

Satoshi Komatsu (小松 聖, Born October 29, 1981 in Iwaki, Fukushima Japan) is a Nippon Professional Baseball player for the Orix Buffaloes in Japan's Pacific League.


He was drafted in the 2006 NPB Draft by the Orix Buffaloes after pitching for Japan in the 2006 Asian Games.

In 2007, Komatsu was 1-0 with a 2.53 ERA in eight relief appearances, striking out 13 in 1023 IP. He had a huge year in 2008, going 15-3 for a team that was otherwise under .500; he had a 2.51 ERA and allowed 134 hits in 17213 IP. He finished third in the Pacific League in ERA and wins, behind Hisashi Iwakuma and Yu Darvish in both categories. His 151 strikeouts placed him 5th and was named Rookie of the Year that season, being a unanimous pick.

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