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1998 Yomiuri Giants

1998 > Class Foreign > 1998 Japan Central League
Overall: 73-62
Scored 632 runs, Allowed 551 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-59

Manager: Shigeo Nagashima
Represented: Tokyo, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1997 / 1999

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Seong-Min Cho 25 16 38 37 2 12 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 17 .324 .316 .378 .694 14 1 0 0 1 0
2 Yudai Deguchi 26 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Mariano Duncan 35 63 221 207 24 48 7 0 10 34 1 1 11 58 .232 .276 .411 .687 85 6 2 0 1 1
4 Akihito Fukuo* 34 32 36 29 3 5 3 0 0 2 0 0 6 9 .172 .333 .276 .609 8 0 1 0 0 0
5 Balvino Galvez 34 19 54 49 2 5 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 16 .102 .102 .163 .265 8 0 0 5 0 0
6 Koji Goto* 29 104 204 178 28 44 7 1 2 11 3 1 19 33 .247 .322 .331 .653 59 2 1 5 1 0
7 Kazuhiro Hiramatsu* 24 29 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Katsumi Hirosawa 36 73 192 163 25 49 7 1 9 25 1 2 25 48 .301 .393 .521 .914 85 1 1 1 2 1
9 Ichiro Horita 24 19 10 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 .250 .333 .250 .583 2 1 0 1 0 0
10 Yusaku Iriki 25 30 31 24 2 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 12 .167 .167 .167 .333 4 0 0 7 0 0
11 Hiro Ishii 34 74 184 154 16 39 5 1 4 27 0 0 23 21 .253 .353 .377 .730 58 3 3 0 4 0
12 Akihito Kaneishi 37 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Masahiro Kawai 33 93 300 266 27 68 14 1 1 16 2 1 17 36 .256 .301 .327 .628 87 8 1 14 2 1
14 Mototsugu Kawanaka* 24 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Kazuhiro Kiyohara 30 116 470 384 67 103 14 0 23 80 1 0 67 76 .268 .379 .484 .863 186 13 8 0 11 1
16 Masumi Kuwata 30 27 74 56 4 11 1 0 0 6 0 0 5 13 .196 .258 .214 .472 12 0 0 12 1 0
17 Hiromi Makihara 34 36 20 19 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 .053 .100 .053 .153 1 0 0 0 0 0
18 Hideki Matsui* 24 135 603 487 103 142 24 3 34 100 3 5 104 101 .292 .421 .563 .984 274 7 8 0 4 2
19 Koishi Misawa 24 43 19 17 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .118 .167 .176 .343 3 0 0 1 0 0
20 Daisuke Motoki 26 114 456 397 49 118 18 3 9 55 3 2 45 56 .297 .373 .426 .799 169 18 5 6 3 0
21 Shinichi Murata 34 107 339 298 26 80 9 1 7 47 0 0 29 60 .268 .332 .376 .708 112 11 2 5 5 8
22 Yoshinori Murata 24 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Yasuo Nagaike 24 65 34 31 6 7 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 4 .226 .273 .290 .563 9 1 0 1 0 0
24 Toshihisa Nishi 26 106 479 424 76 116 15 1 11 33 17 10 45 65 .274 .345 .392 .736 166 6 2 6 2 1
25 Kazutaka Nishiyama 27 49 12 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .222 .364 .222 .586 2 0 0 1 0 0
26 Takahito Nomura* 29 24 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
27 Kohei Oda 21 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Hirokazu Okada 30 35 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
29 Hideki Okajima* 22 14 22 20 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 .250 .286 .250 .536 5 0 0 1 0 0
30 Hitoshi Ono 21 15 18 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .000 .063 .000 .063 0 0 0 2 0 0
31 Masaki Saito 33 25 57 49 4 9 2 0 1 7 0 0 3 11 .184 .231 .286 .516 14 1 0 5 0 0
32 Takayuki Saito* 22 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Takayuki Shimizu* 24 129 535 492 79 148 17 2 13 52 16 6 22 64 .301 .338 .423 .761 208 9 8 9 4 1
34 Naoki Sugiyama 28 37 93 84 4 12 0 0 2 8 0 0 7 26 .143 .207 .214 .421 18 3 0 1 1 2
35 Yoshinobu Takahashi* 23 126 515 466 65 140 32 1 19 75 3 2 36 85 .300 .356 .496 .852 231 5 7 1 5 1
36 Yuichi Yanagisawa 26 8 12 11 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 .182 .250 .182 .432 2 0 1 0 0 0
37 Kosuke Yoshihara 29 35 68 62 8 15 1 0 1 4 0 0 4 10 .242 .284 .306 .590 19 2 0 1 1 1
38 Sadaaki Yoshimura* 35 71 76 65 2 17 2 0 1 10 0 0 11 12 .262 .368 .338 .707 22 1 0 0 0 2
38 Players 28.3 135 5193 4520 632 1206 181 16 148 605 54 33 488 885 .267 .342 .412 .754 1863 99 50 87 48 22
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Seong-Min Cho 25 7 6 .538 2.75 15 15 0 6 3 0 104.2 96 36 32 4 34 0 83 4 2 2 433 1.242 8.3 0.3 2.9 7.1 2.44
2 Yasuhiro Enoki 26 1 0 1.000 19.29 5 0 2 0 0 0 4.2 9 10 10 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 27 2.571 17.4 1.9 5.8 0.0 0.00
3 Balvino Galvez 34 9 7 .563 3.21 18 18 0 7 0 0 137.1 136 57 49 10 39 2 85 9 1 1 588 1.274 8.9 0.7 2.6 5.6 2.18
4 Kazuhiro Hiramatsu* 24 0 2 .000 4.81 29 1 9 0 0 0 33.2 35 19 18 4 16 0 32 1 0 2 146 1.515 9.4 1.1 4.3 8.6 2.00
5 Yusaku Iriki 25 7 2 .778 3.58 30 11 7 1 0 0 98.0 70 39 39 9 38 1 99 2 0 1 397 1.102 6.4 0.8 3.5 9.1 2.61
6 Akihito Kaneishi 37 0 2 .000 5.68 13 0 4 0 0 2 12.2 20 15 8 2 6 0 6 0 0 1 63 2.053 14.2 1.4 4.3 4.3 1.00
7 Takashi Kashiwada* 27 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.500 4.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
8 Kazuhisa Kawaguchi* 38 0 0 4.61 17 0 3 0 0 0 13.2 15 8 7 1 9 1 9 0 1 1 62 1.756 9.9 0.7 5.9 5.9 1.00
9 Ryuji Kimura 27 0 0 9.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 9 2.000 13.5 4.5 4.5 9.0 2.00
10 Hirofumi Kono* 36 3 0 1.000 2.42 27 0 5 0 0 1 26.0 15 10 7 2 15 1 20 4 0 0 112 1.154 5.2 0.7 5.2 6.9 1.33
11 Masumi Kuwata 30 16 5 .762 4.08 27 27 0 7 1 0 181.0 197 88 82 17 46 0 116 6 1 4 779 1.343 9.8 0.8 2.3 5.8 2.52
12 Hiromi Makihara 34 6 4 .600 3.98 36 9 24 1 1 18 81.1 67 39 36 12 23 0 77 2 3 0 332 1.107 7.4 1.3 2.5 8.5 3.35
13 Shinichiro Minami 25 0 0 5.23 9 0 6 0 0 0 10.1 14 6 6 2 5 0 5 0 1 1 48 1.839 12.2 1.7 4.4 4.4 1.00
14 Koishi Misawa 24 3 5 .375 3.84 43 7 11 0 0 3 82.0 87 43 35 7 37 3 53 2 0 2 358 1.512 9.5 0.8 4.1 5.8 1.43
15 Kazutaka Nishiyama 27 4 3 .571 2.48 49 2 17 0 0 4 80.0 75 24 22 4 20 2 67 4 2 1 324 1.188 8.4 0.4 2.2 7.5 3.35
16 Takahito Nomura* 29 1 4 .200 5.03 24 0 9 0 0 4 19.2 19 11 11 2 18 3 23 0 3 1 95 1.881 8.7 0.9 8.2 10.5 1.28
17 Hirokazu Okada 30 1 2 .333 3.89 35 0 7 0 0 0 39.1 37 19 17 6 14 3 35 1 1 0 166 1.297 8.5 1.4 3.2 8.0 2.50
18 Hideki Okajima* 22 3 6 .333 4.33 14 12 2 0 0 0 62.1 61 31 30 7 32 2 54 2 1 3 273 1.492 8.8 1.0 4.6 7.8 1.69
19 Hitoshi Ono* 21 2 7 .222 5.19 15 11 2 0 0 0 59.0 66 35 34 7 29 0 40 3 0 4 265 1.610 10.1 1.1 4.4 6.1 1.38
20 Masaki Saito 33 10 7 .588 3.08 23 22 0 4 1 0 146.1 132 56 50 13 40 2 93 4 0 2 594 1.175 8.1 0.8 2.5 5.7 2.33
21 Makoto Sato 23 0 0 13.50 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 3 3 3 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 10 2.000 13.5 0.0 4.5 13.5 3.00
21 Players 28.9 73 62 .541 3.74 135 135 109 26 9 32 1198.0 1158 551 498 111 426 20 902 46 16 26 5087 1.322 8.7 0.8 3.2 6.8 2.12
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Shinichi Murata 106 0.00
Naoki Sugiyama 36 0.00
Kosuke Yoshihara 25 0.00
Yuichi Yanagisawa 8 0.00
Yoshinori Murata 2 0.00
Kohei Oda 2 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kazuhiro Kiyohara 110 0.00
Katsumi Hirosawa 22 0.00
Koji Goto 15 0.00
Hiro Ishii 15 0.00
Sadaaki Yoshimura 2 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Toshihisa Nishi 85 0.00
Mariano Duncan 47 0.00
Daisuke Motoki 15 0.00
Akihito Fukuo 6 0.00
Yasuo Nagaike 2 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Daisuke Motoki 60 0.00
Koji Goto 55 0.00
Toshihisa Nishi 27 0.00
Yasuo Nagaike 25 0.00
Hiro Ishii 24 0.00
Katsumi Hirosawa 13 0.00
Mariano Duncan 1 0.00
Akihito Fukuo 1 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Masahiro Kawai 89 0.00
Daisuke Motoki 51 0.00
Yasuo Nagaike 21 0.00
Mariano Duncan 7 0.00
Akihito Fukuo 2 0.00
Toshihisa Nishi 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hideki Matsui 135 0.00
Takayuki Shimizu 126 0.00
Yoshinobu Takahashi 124 0.00
Koji Goto 22 0.00
Katsumi Hirosawa 20 0.00
Ichiro Horita 13 0.00
Yudai Deguchi 3 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kazutaka Nishiyama 49 0.00
Koishi Misawa 43 0.00
Hiromi Makihara 36 0.00
Hirokazu Okada 35 0.00
Yusaku Iriki 30 0.00
Kazuhiro Hiramatsu 29 0.00
Hirofumi Kono 27 0.00
Masumi Kuwata 27 0.00
Takahito Nomura 24 0.00
Masaki Saito 23 0.00
Balvino Galvez 18 0.00
Kazuhisa Kawaguchi 17 0.00
Seong-Min Cho 15 0.00
Hitoshi Ono 15 0.00
Hideki Okajima 14 0.00
Akihito Kaneishi 13 0.00
Shinichiro Minami 9 0.00
Yasuhiro Enoki 5 0.00
Takashi Kashiwada 2 0.00
Ryuji Kimura 2 0.00
Makoto Sato 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Seong-Min Cho 25 R R 6' 4.0" 211 Apr 5, 1973
Yudai Deguchi 26 R R 5' 9.0" 173 Sep 23, 1971 Amagasaki, Hyogo, JP
Mariano Duncan 35 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Mar 13, 1963 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Yasuhiro Enoki 26 R R 5' 11.0" 182 May 22, 1972 Koshigaya, Saitama, JP
Akihito Fukuo 34 L R 5' 8.0" 165 Jan 10, 1964 Machida, Tokyo, JP
Balvino Galvez 34 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Mar 31, 1964 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Koji Goto 29 L R 6' 1.0" 187 May 14, 1969 Ichninomya, Aichi, JP
Kazuhiro Hiramatsu 24 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Mar 23, 1974 Kurashiki, Okayama, JP
Katsumi Hirosawa 36 R R 6' 1.0" 217 Apr 10, 1962 Shimozuma, Ibaraki, JP
Ichiro Horita 24 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Apr 18, 1974 Hiroo-cho, Hokkaido, JP
Yusaku Iriki 25 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 13, 1972 Miyakonojo, Miyazaki, JP
Hiro Ishii 34 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 21, 1964 Minami Akita-gun, Akita, JP
Akihito Kaneishi 37 R R 6' 6.0" 190 Dec 26, 1960 Kamo-gun, Gifu, JP
Takashi Kashiwada 27 L L 5' 11.0" 165 May 14, 1971 Yashiro, Kumamoto, JP
Kazuhisa Kawaguchi 38 S L 6' 0.0" 165 Jul 8, 1959 Tottori, Tottori, JP
Masahiro Kawai 33 R R 5' 9.0" 162 Sep 27, 1964 Okayama, JP
Mototsugu Kawanaka 24 L R 5' 11.0" 171 Dec 19, 1973 Kyoto, Kyoto, JP
Ryuji Kimura 27 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Sep 1, 1970 Nagoya, Aichi, JP
Kazuhiro Kiyohara 30 R R 6' 2.0" 228 Aug 18, 1967 Kishiawa, Osaka, JP
Hirofumi Kono 36 L L 5' 8.0" 180 Apr 28, 1962 Hata-gun, Kochi, JP
Masumi Kuwata 30 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Apr 1, 1968 Yao, Osaka, JP
Hiromi Makihara 34 R R 6' 2.0" 206 Aug 11, 1963 Handa, Aichi, JP
Hideki Matsui 24 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Jun 12, 1974 Neagari-cho, Ishikawa, JP
Shinichiro Minami 25 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 11, 1973 Shingu, Wakayama, JP
Koishi Misawa 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 8, 1974 Iruma-gun, Saitama, JP
Daisuke Motoki 26 R R 5' 11.0" 182 Dec 30, 1971 Toyonaka, Osaka, JP
Shinichi Murata 34 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 5, 1963 Kobe, Hyogo, JP
Yoshinori Murata 24 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Apr 24, 1974 Sasebo, Nagasaki, JP
Yasuo Nagaike 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 5, 1973 Kazuga, Fukuoka, JP
Toshihisa Nishi 26 R R 5' 7.0" 176 Oct 4, 1971 Koga, Ibaraki, JP
Kazutaka Nishiyama 27 R R 6' 0.0" 193 Aug 28, 1970 Kochi, Kochi, JP
Takahito Nomura 29 L L 5' 7.0" 175 Jan 10, 1969 Kochi, JP
Kohei Oda 21 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 15, 1977 Takasago, Hyogo, JP
Hirokazu Okada 30 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 21, 1968 Mihara, Hiroshima, JP
Hideki Okajima 22 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 25, 1975 Kyoto, Kyoto, JP
Hitoshi Ono 21 R L 6' 2.0" 182 Aug 23, 1976 Akita, Akita, JP
Masaki Saito 33 R R 5' 11.0" 198 Feb 18, 1965 Adachi Ward, Tokyo, JP
Takayuki Saito 22 L R 6' 1.0" 187 Jun 10, 1976 Yokohama, Kanagawa, JP
Makoto Sato 23 R R 6' 0.0" 198 Jun 12, 1975 Tendo, Yamagata, JP
Takayuki Shimizu 24 L R 6' 0.0" 183 Oct 23, 1973 Tokyo, Tokyo, JP
Naoki Sugiyama 28 R R 5' 11.0" 187 Sep 3, 1969 Numazu, Shizuoka, JP
Yoshinobu Takahashi 23 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Apr 3, 1975 Chiba, Chiba, JP
Yuichi Yanagisawa 26 R R 5' 11.0" 162 Aug 2, 1971 Matsumoto, Nagano, JP
Kosuke Yoshihara 29 R R 5' 9.0" 169 Mar 29, 1969 Nishinomiya, Hyogo, JP
Sadaaki Yoshimura 35 L L 5' 11.0" 182 Apr 27, 1963 Gose, Nara, JP

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Sources

This data has been provided by Ted Turocy of the Chadwick Baseball Bureau. Many Thanks to Ted for his diligent work on this.