Tsutsugo with the Yokohama DeNA BayStars
|Yokohama DeNA BayStars – No. 25|
Born: November 26, 1991|
Hashimoto, Wakayama, Japan
|October 5, 2010, for the Yokohama BayStars|
|Career statistics |
(through September 22, 2018)
|Runs batted in||532|
|Career highlights and awards|
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo (筒香 嘉智 Tsutsugō Yoshitomo, born November 26, 1991 in Hashimoto, Wakayama, Japan) is a professional Japanese baseball player. He plays Left fielder for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars.
Tsutsugo made his rookie debut at age 18 and played 3 games in 2010. He played 40 games in 2011, 108 games in 2012 and 23 games in 2013.
He became a regular on the team in the 2014 season and played in 114 games. He hit 22 home runs, drove in 77 RBI, and hit .300 with an OBP of .373.
In 2015, he was selected to his first All Star Game. He hit 24 home runs, drove in 95 runs, and hit .309 with an OBP of .395.
In 2016, he was selected to his second consecutive All Star Game and was the All Star Game MVP. He led with Central League in home runs (44) and RBI (110). He also had career highs in batting average (.322) and OBP (.430).
- "マイナビオールスターゲーム2018 ファン投票結果". NPB.jp 日本野球機構 (in Japanese). June 26, 2018. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
- Yoshitomo Tsutsugoh is MVP of WBC '17 Pool B | MLB.com
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