Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: December 4, 1974 in Tanashi, Tokyo, Japan
High School: Kokugakuin Kugayama (Tokyo, JP)
School: Aoyama Gakuin University (JP)
Signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago White Sox in 2005.
Debut: April 4, 2005 (Age 30.121)
vs. CLE 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2005 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Padres/Phillies 2005-2008
Agents: Rocky Hall, previously: Dick Moss [*]
Final Game: September 28, 2008 (Age 33.299)
vs. WSN 5 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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