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1999 Orix Blue Wave

1999 > Class Foreign > 1999 Japan Pacific League
Overall: 68-65
Scored 620 runs, Allowed 577 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-62

Manager: Akira Ogi
Represented: Kobe, JP
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1998 / 2000

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 Ryota Aikawa 22 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Yasuo Fujii* 36 115 403 323 39 79 17 0 15 51 0 2 74 92 .245 .390 .437 .826 141 1 4 0 2 2
3 Hiroki Fukutome 24 9 15 13 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 4 .077 .200 .077 .277 1 0 0 0 0 0
4 Paul Gonzalez* 30 8 16 16 2 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 6 .188 .188 .438 .625 7 1 0 0 0 0
5 Yuji Goshima* 23 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
6 Takeshi Hidaka* 21 96 267 239 22 44 12 0 3 31 0 1 13 50 .184 .233 .272 .505 65 3 3 9 3 0
7 Akihito Igarashi* 31 85 161 141 16 33 6 0 2 15 0 0 15 25 .234 .306 .319 .625 45 4 0 4 1 1
8 Fumiaki Imamura 21 9 12 12 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 2 1 0 0 0 0
9 Toshihiro Kase* 22 80 81 68 20 10 1 0 0 6 2 0 8 24 .147 .247 .162 .409 11 0 1 4 0 1
10 Shuichiro Matsumoto* 27 90 175 147 30 38 4 2 0 10 2 3 21 47 .259 .355 .313 .668 46 3 1 6 0 0
11 Takashi Miwa 29 85 233 198 15 46 13 1 2 24 1 3 13 25 .232 .297 .338 .635 67 1 6 14 2 0
12 Troy Neel* 33 74 305 252 37 66 8 0 17 52 1 0 48 65 .262 .390 .496 .886 125 5 5 0 0 5
13 Hirofumi Ogawa 32 112 367 321 40 88 16 0 6 37 2 2 39 66 .274 .350 .380 .730 122 13 0 4 3 1
14 Koichi Oshima# 32 110 462 361 46 101 15 1 1 33 5 1 64 54 .280 .394 .335 .729 121 2 6 28 3 0
15 Robert Perez 30 50 182 166 16 42 10 2 2 23 0 0 12 33 .253 .298 .373 .672 62 7 0 1 3 1
16 Harvey Pulliam 31 122 502 446 59 125 21 0 20 85 0 2 50 85 .280 .359 .462 .820 206 14 5 0 1 3
17 Hidemitsu Saito 24 41 16 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .083 .267 .083 .350 1 0 0 1 0 0
18 Manabu Satake 24 62 148 140 14 28 5 0 2 16 1 0 6 27 .200 .243 .279 .522 39 5 2 0 0 1
19 Makoto Shiozaki 26 104 277 221 22 55 8 2 0 24 8 2 33 49 .249 .346 .303 .649 67 4 1 20 2 0
20 Naofumi Sugimoto 28 2 5 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 2 0 0 0 0 0
21 Ichiro Suzuki* 25 103 468 411 80 141 27 2 21 68 12 1 45 46 .343 .412 .572 .984 235 5 7 0 5 15
22 So Taguchi 29 133 569 524 77 141 21 1 9 56 11 6 29 91 .269 .308 .365 .673 191 9 1 14 1 0
23 Nobuo Takahashi* 27 7 5 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .600 1.000 3 0 0 0 0 0
24 Masaoki Tanaka* 22 8 14 13 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 .154 .154 .308 .462 4 0 0 1 0 0
25 Yoshitomo Tani 26 134 594 532 81 155 17 4 11 62 24 2 48 40 .291 .350 .400 .750 213 13 2 8 4 4
26 Yuichi Yanagisawa 27 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 Players 28.7 135 5285 4574 620 1205 205 15 112 597 69 26 523 846 .263 .343 .388 .731 1776 92 44 114 30 34
* - 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 Willie Banks 30 3 3 .500 3.94 13 2 6 0 0 1 29.2 27 16 13 3 21 1 26 0 0 3 135 1.618 8.2 0.9 6.4 7.9 1.24
2 Nobuyuki Ebisu 27 0 0 3.86 10 0 5 0 0 0 16.1 25 13 7 0 7 0 11 2 0 1 84 1.959 13.8 0.0 3.9 6.1 1.57
3 Masafumi Hirai 24 0 1 .000 8.40 5 2 3 0 0 0 15.0 25 18 14 3 13 0 7 0 0 1 81 2.533 15.0 1.8 7.8 4.2 0.54
4 Nobuyuki Hoshino* 33 11 7 .611 3.85 26 26 0 4 1 0 156.2 151 77 67 16 62 1 96 1 0 4 669 1.360 8.7 0.9 3.6 5.5 1.55
5 Edwin Hurtado 29 4 2 .667 2.29 34 0 15 0 0 4 63.0 53 20 16 2 39 2 44 1 2 2 273 1.460 7.6 0.3 5.6 6.3 1.13
6 Takahide Ito 35 0 0 5.79 4 0 3 0 0 0 4.2 6 3 3 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 21 1.714 11.6 0.0 3.9 5.8 1.50
7 Masahiko Kaneda* 30 11 10 .524 3.49 30 29 1 4 1 0 188.0 165 84 73 13 76 0 116 7 0 5 800 1.282 7.9 0.6 3.6 5.6 1.53
8 Shinichi Kato 33 6 5 .545 3.47 19 17 2 4 3 1 98.2 99 40 38 8 20 0 44 3 2 1 402 1.206 9.0 0.7 1.8 4.0 2.20
9 Hidetaka Kawagoe 26 11 8 .579 2.85 26 25 0 8 2 0 177.0 159 75 56 14 47 2 134 1 0 2 730 1.164 8.1 0.7 2.4 6.8 2.85
10 Tomoya Kawaguchi? 19 0 0 27.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3.000 0.0 0.0 27.0 0.0 0.00
11 Masahiro Kimura 24 0 0 2.79 6 1 2 0 0 0 9.2 6 5 3 1 7 0 6 0 0 0 41 1.345 5.6 0.9 6.5 5.6 0.86
12 Hiroshi Kobayashi 28 3 2 .600 4.55 6 6 0 1 0 0 29.2 32 20 15 1 15 0 16 1 0 3 135 1.584 9.7 0.3 4.6 4.9 1.07
13 Satoshi Kuriyama 25 0 1 .000 10.50 3 2 1 0 0 0 6.0 11 7 7 2 7 0 1 0 0 1 36 3.000 16.5 3.0 10.5 1.5 0.14
14 Hirotsugu Maeda* 23 0 0 27.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 6.000 54.0 0.0 0.0 13.5
15 Rui Makino 24 1 1 .500 3.54 17 1 7 0 0 0 20.1 22 12 8 4 7 0 23 1 0 1 88 1.426 9.7 1.8 3.1 10.2 3.29
16 Mark Mimbs* 30 3 6 .333 3.42 42 10 1 0 0 1 76.1 77 34 29 11 27 0 43 2 1 1 325 1.362 9.1 1.3 3.2 5.1 1.59
17 Yoshitaka Mizuo* 31 0 0 3.00 30 0 0 0 0 0 12.0 14 4 4 2 9 2 9 1 1 1 58 1.917 10.5 1.5 6.8 6.8 1.00
18 Koji Noda 31 0 0 18.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 2.000 18.0 9.0 0.0 9.0
19 Hisashi Ogura 28 5 2 .714 2.17 48 2 24 0 0 11 103.2 86 25 25 5 25 3 84 3 0 1 411 1.071 7.5 0.4 2.2 7.3 3.36
20 Atsushi Ota? 21 0 0 3.86 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.1 2 1 1 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 12 2.571 7.7 0.0 15.4 3.9 0.25
21 Kiyohiko Sugimoto? 24 0 0 0.00 3 0 1 0 0 0 1.1 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 9 3.750 13.5 0.0 20.2 6.8 0.33
22 Yu Sugimoto 26 2 2 .500 5.40 10 4 3 0 0 0 21.2 23 13 13 1 17 0 15 0 0 0 98 1.846 9.6 0.4 7.1 6.2 0.88
23 Taira Suzuki 29 5 4 .556 3.98 42 0 18 0 0 3 54.1 40 32 24 5 37 3 37 7 0 1 242 1.417 6.6 0.8 6.1 6.1 1.00
24 Koichi Takahashi 27 3 6 .333 5.03 35 8 8 0 0 0 68.0 69 40 38 9 40 2 40 2 1 1 307 1.603 9.1 1.2 5.3 5.3 1.00
25 Satoshi Tokumoto 22 0 5 .000 5.92 35 0 12 0 0 1 48.2 43 33 32 7 24 4 23 5 0 0 216 1.377 8.0 1.3 4.4 4.3 0.96
25 Players 28.5 68 65 .511 3.64 135 135 114 21 8 22 1205.0 1143 577 487 108 510 20 782 38 7 29 5186 1.372 8.5 0.8 3.8 5.8 1.53
* - 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
Takeshi Hidaka 94 0.00
Takashi Miwa 83 0.00
Nobuo Takahashi 5 0.00
Yuichi Yanagisawa 1 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yasuo Fujii 89 0.00
Yoshitomo Tani 51 0.00
Akihito Igarashi 21 0.00
Troy Neel 21 0.00
Hirofumi Ogawa 11 0.00
Manabu Satake 6 0.00
Paul Gonzalez 2 0.00
Yuji Goshima 2 0.00
Fumiaki Imamura 2 0.00
Toshihiro Kase 1 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
So Taguchi 81 0.00
Koichi Oshima 74 0.00
Hiroki Fukutome 8 0.00
Makoto Shiozaki 6 0.00
Akihito Igarashi 4 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Akihito Igarashi 56 0.00
Koichi Oshima 53 0.00
Manabu Satake 43 0.00
Makoto Shiozaki 42 0.00
Hirofumi Ogawa 11 0.00
Shuichiro Matsumoto 2 0.00
Ryota Aikawa 1 0.00
Hiroki Fukutome 1 0.00
Fumiaki Imamura 1 0.00
Hidemitsu Saito 1 0.00
Ichiro Suzuki 1 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hirofumi Ogawa 81 0.00
Makoto Shiozaki 77 0.00
Hidemitsu Saito 37 0.00
So Taguchi 20 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Yoshitomo Tani 120 0.00
Ichiro Suzuki 103 0.00
Shuichiro Matsumoto 70 0.00
Toshihiro Kase 63 0.00
So Taguchi 58 0.00
Harvey Pulliam 49 0.00
Robert Perez 48 0.00
Yasuo Fujii 7 0.00
Masaoki Tanaka 6 0.00
Paul Gonzalez 1 0.00
Yuichi Yanagisawa 1 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hisashi Ogura 48 0.00
Mark Mimbs 42 0.00
Taira Suzuki 42 0.00
Koichi Takahashi 35 0.00
Satoshi Tokumoto 35 0.00
Edwin Hurtado 34 0.00
Masahiko Kaneda 30 0.00
Yoshitaka Mizuo 30 0.00
Nobuyuki Hoshino 26 0.00
Hidetaka Kawagoe 26 0.00
Shinichi Kato 19 0.00
Rui Makino 17 0.00
Willie Banks 13 0.00
Nobuyuki Ebisu 10 0.00
Yu Sugimoto 10 0.00
Masahiro Kimura 6 0.00
Hiroshi Kobayashi 6 0.00
Masafumi Hirai 5 0.00
Takahide Ito 4 0.00
Satoshi Kuriyama 3 0.00
Kiyohiko Sugimoto 3 0.00
Koji Noda 2 0.00
Atsushi Ota 2 0.00
Tomoya Kawaguchi 1 0.00
Hirotsugu Maeda 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ryota Aikawa 22 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Jan 18, 1977 Fukuoka, Fukuoka, JP
Willie Banks 30 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 27, 1969 Jersey City, NJ, US
Nobuyuki Ebisu 27 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Apr 24, 1972 Kobe, Hyogo, JP
Yasuo Fujii 36 L R 5' 11.0" 178 Jul 7, 1962 Fukuyama, Hiroshima, JP
Hiroki Fukutome 24 R R 5' 10.0" 173 May 21, 1975 Nagoya, Aichi, JP
Paul Gonzalez 30 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 22, 1969 Fort Worth, TX, US
Yuji Goshima 23 L R 5' 11.0" 195 Apr 20, 1976 Kofu, Yamanashi, JP
Takeshi Hidaka 21 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 15, 1977 Kita Kyushu, Fukuoka, JP
Masafumi Hirai 24 R R 6' 1.0" 214 Apr 21, 1975 Uwajima, Ehime, JP
Nobuyuki Hoshino 33 L L 6' 0.0" 162 Jan 31, 1966 Asahikawa, Hokkaido, JP
Edwin Hurtado 29 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Feb 1, 1970 Barquisimeto, Lara, VE
Akihito Igarashi 31 L R 5' 11.0" 158 Apr 12, 1968 Maebashi, Gunma, JP
Fumiaki Imamura 21 R R 5' 11.0" 154 Jul 13, 1977 Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto, JP
Takahide Ito 35 R R 6' 0.0" 171 Oct 21, 1963 Kita Shitara-gun, Aichi, JP
Masahiko Kaneda 30 L L 5' 10.0" 136 Apr 30, 1969 Bungotakada, Oita, JP
Toshihiro Kase 22 L L 5' 10.0" 176 Oct 6, 1976 Amagasaki, Hyogo, JP
Shinichi Kato 33 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Jul 19, 1965 Kurayoshi, Tottori, JP
Hidetaka Kawagoe 26 R R 5' 9.0" 163 Jun 8, 1973 Sagamihara, Kanagawa, JP
Tomoya Kawaguchi 19 Aug 25, 1979
Masahiro Kimura 24 R R 6' 4.0" 191 Aug 16, 1974 Tokyo, JP
Hiroshi Kobayashi 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 30, 1970 Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima, JP
Satoshi Kuriyama 25 R R 6' 1.0" 176 Jun 15, 1974 Niigata, Niigata, JP
Hirotsugu Maeda 23 L L 5' 8.0" 180 Jan 3, 1976 Munakata, Fukuoka, JP
Rui Makino 24 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 17, 1974 Yokohama, Kanagawa, JP
Shuichiro Matsumoto 27 L R 5' 10.0" 154 Jun 22, 1972 Kumamoto, Kumamoto, JP
Mark Mimbs 30 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 13, 1969 Macon, GA, US
Takashi Miwa 29 R R 5' 10.0" 178 Dec 1, 1969 Kashiwa, Chiba, JP
Yoshitaka Mizuo 31 L L 5' 11.0" 180 May 2, 1968 Sakade, Kagawa, JP
Troy Neel 33 L R 6' 4.0" 210 Sep 14, 1965 Freeport, TX, US
Koji Noda 31 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 9, 1968 Kuma-gun, Kumamoto, JP
Hirofumi Ogawa 32 R R 5' 8.0" 171 Mar 6, 1967 Tateyama, Chiba, JP
Hisashi Ogura 28 R R 5' 10.0" 163 Aug 10, 1970 Kanuma, Tochigi, JP
Koichi Oshima 32 S R 5' 6.0" 147 Jun 17, 1967 Itabashi Ward, Tokyo, JP
Atsushi Ota 21 Mar 20, 1978
Robert Perez 30 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jun 4, 1969 Ciudad Bolivar, Bolivar, VE
Harvey Pulliam 31 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Oct 20, 1967 San Francisco, CA, US
Hidemitsu Saito 24 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Apr 18, 1975 Yokohama, Kanagawa, JP
Manabu Satake 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 27, 1974 Sapporo, Hokkaido, JP
Makoto Shiozaki 26 R R 5' 10.0" 159 Jun 29, 1973 Yashiro, Kumamoto, JP
Kiyohiko Sugimoto 24 Jul 9, 1974
Naofumi Sugimoto 28 R R 5' 10.0" 176 May 9, 1971 Anan, Tokushima, JP
Yu Sugimoto 26 R R 6' 1.0" 191 Jun 19, 1973 Tokorozawa, Saitama, JP
Ichiro Suzuki 25 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 22, 1973 Nichi Kasugai-gun, Aichi, JP
Taira Suzuki 29 R R 6' 2.0" 171 Mar 10, 1970 Iwata, Fukuoka, JP
So Taguchi 29 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 2, 1969 Fukuoka, Fukuoka, JP
Koichi Takahashi 27 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Jul 2, 1971 Noshiro, Akita, JP
Nobuo Takahashi 27 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Mar 22, 1972 Showamura, Gunma, JP
Masaoki Tanaka 22 L R 5' 8.0" 143 May 5, 1977 Kumamoto, Kumamoto, JP
Yoshitomo Tani 26 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Feb 9, 1973 Higashi Osaka, Osaka, JP
Satoshi Tokumoto 22 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Sep 20, 1976 Itoman, Okinawa, JP
Yuichi Yanagisawa 27 R R 5' 11.0" 162 Aug 2, 1971 Matsumoto, Nagano, 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.