Yoshihisa Hirano (baseball)

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Yoshihisa Hirano
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Hirano with the Orix Surpass
Orix Buffaloes – No. 16
Pitcher
Born: (1984-03-08) March 8, 1984 (age 33)
Kyoto, Japan
Bats: Right Throws: Right
NPB debut
March 26, 2006, for the Orix Buffaloes
NPB statistics
(through 2016)
Win-Loss 45-62
ERA 3.13
Strikeouts 837
Saves 127
Teams
Last updated on: 18 December 2013

Yoshihisa Hirano (平野 佳寿 Hirano Yoshihisa?), born March 8, 1984 in Kyoto, Japan, is a professional Japanese baseball player for the Orix Buffaloes in Nippon Professional Baseball. He was the number 1 draft pick by the Orix Buffaloes in by 2005.

Hirano is a right-handed pitcher with an three-quarters delivery. As a reliever, he throws a fastball and a forkball as his primary pitches.

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