From BR Bullpen
Naoki Miyanishi (宮西 尚生)
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 5' 11", Weight 165 lb.
- School Kwansei Gakuin University
Naoki Miyanishi is a relief pitcher.
Miyanishi was 19-13 with a 1.58 ERA in college. He pitched for Japan in the 2006 Intercontinental Cup, allowing 4 walks, 3 hits and 3 runs in 3 innings; he had Japan's worst ERA in the event.
Naoki went 7-2 with a 2.89 ERA in 2009. He struck out 55 in 46 2/3 IP spread out over 58 games, tied for 4th-most in the Pacific League. He then pitched in the first four games of the 2009 Japan Series.