From BR Bullpen
Takehiro Donoue (堂上 剛裕)
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 185 lb.
- High School Aikodai Meiden High School
 Biographical Information
Donoue hit 46 home runs in high school. He was picked in the sixth round of the 2003 draft by the Chunichi Dragons. He was 0 for 1 in his Central League debut in 2005. He hit .286/.329/.416 in 37 games as a backup outfielder for the Dragons in 2007. He was 0 for 2 with a strikeout in the 2007 Japan Series. When he appeared in his first Japan Series game, it was the first time a father and son had both played in a Series.