Yasutomo Kubo

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Yasutomo Kubo
20140915 Yasutomo kubo pitcher of the Yokohama DeNA BayStars, at Yokohama Stadium.JPG
Kubo with the Yokohama DeNA BayStars
Free agent
Pitcher
Born: (1980-08-06) August 6, 1980 (age 40)
Kashihara, Nara, Japan
Bats: Right Throws: Right
NPB debut
April 2, 2005, for the Chiba Lotte Marines
NPB statistics
(through 2016)
Win-Loss record93-84
ERA3.66
Strikeouts1097
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Yasutomo Kubo (久保 康友, born August 6, 1980 in Kashihara, Nara) is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He previously played for the Chiba Lotte Marines from 2005 to 2008, the Hanshin Tigers from 2009 to 2013, and the Yokohama DeNA BayStars from 2014 to 2017. In 2018, he played for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.

Career[edit]

Chiba Lotte Marines[edit]

Kubo began his professional career with the Chiba Lotte Marines of Nippon Professional Baseball. He made his NPB debut on April 2, 2005. Kubo then went on to play for the Marines through the 2008 season.

Hanshin Tigers[edit]

In 2009, Kubo joined the Hanshin Tigers of NPB. He played for the team in the 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 seasons before becoming a free agent after 2013.

Yokohama DeNA BayStars[edit]

Kubo joined the Yokohama DeNA BayStars of NPB for the 2014 season. He played for the team through the 2017 season before becoming a free agent at the end of the year.

Gary SouthShore RailCats[edit]

Kubo signed with the Gary SouthShore RailCats of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball for the 2018 season. He began the season with Gary.

Sugar Land Skeeters[edit]

On July 13, 2018, Kubo was traded to the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. He finished the year with the Skeeters and became a free agent after the season.

Bravos de León[edit]

On April 3, 2019, Kubo signed with the Bravos de León of the Mexican League.[1] He spent the 2019 season with the club and led the league with 154 strikeouts. Kubo was released on January 13, 2020.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "¡firman Bravos de León a Pitcher Japonés!". 2019-01-04.

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