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2008 Japan Central League Pitching Leaders

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Rk Name Age Tm Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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 Seth Greisinger 32 YOM Fgn 17 9 .654 3.06 3.28 31 31 0 0 0 206.0 201 75 70 20 31 0 167 9 0 3 842 1.126 8.8 0.9 1.4 7.3 5.39
2 Colby Lewis 28 HIR Fgn 15 8 .652 2.68 2.83 26 26 3 2 0 178.0 151 56 53 12 27 4 183 6 3 1 702 1.000 7.6 0.6 1.4 9.3 6.78
3 Yuya Ando 30 HAN Fgn 13 9 .591 3.20 3.32 25 25 2 0 0 154.2 158 57 55 8 41 2 111 8 1 2 656 1.287 9.2 0.5 2.4 6.5 2.71
4 Masanori Ishikawa* 28 YKU Fgn 12 10 .545 2.68 2.72 30 29 3 1 0 195.0 180 59 58 21 41 2 112 4 0 2 792 1.133 8.3 1.0 1.9 5.2 2.73
5 Shohei Tateyama 27 YKU Fgn 12 3 .800 2.99 3.17 24 24 0 0 0 153.1 137 54 51 13 31 1 99 7 0 5 628 1.096 8.0 0.8 1.8 5.8 3.19
6 Tetsuya Utsumi* 26 YOM Fgn 12 8 .600 2.73 3.47 29 29 2 1 0 184.1 166 71 56 7 68 3 154 7 0 3 772 1.269 8.1 0.3 3.3 7.5 2.26
7 Tsuyoshi Shimoyanagi* 40 HAN Fgn 11 6 .647 2.99 3.33 27 27 1 0 0 162.1 154 60 54 9 41 1 89 9 0 2 668 1.201 8.5 0.5 2.3 4.9 2.17
8 Tetsuya Yamaguchi* 24 YOM Fgn 11 2 .846 2.32 2.44 67 0 0 0 2 73.2 61 20 19 3 12 1 69 3 0 4 293 0.991 7.5 0.4 1.5 8.4 5.75
9 Masahiro Yamamoto* 42 CNI Fgn 11 7 .611 3.16 3.64 23 22 2 0 0 133.2 127 54 47 15 26 2 84 2 0 1 544 1.145 8.6 1.0 1.8 5.7 3.23
10 Minoru Iwata* 24 HAN Fgn 10 10 .500 3.28 3.62 27 27 2 0 0 159.1 168 64 58 5 50 3 101 11 0 7 678 1.368 9.5 0.3 2.8 5.7 2.02
11 Kazuki Yoshimi 23 CNI Fgn 10 3 .769 3.23 3.62 35 14 3 2 0 114.1 118 46 41 11 25 0 82 4 0 1 476 1.251 9.3 0.9 2.0 6.5 3.28
12 Kenshin Kawakami 33 CNI Fgn 9 5 .643 2.30 2.53 20 16 1 0 0 117.1 99 33 30 11 25 3 112 5 0 1 473 1.057 7.6 0.8 1.9 8.6 4.48
13 Kenta Maeda 20 HIR Fgn 9 2 .818 3.20 3.53 19 18 1 1 0 109.2 103 43 39 10 35 1 55 3 1 0 462 1.258 8.5 0.8 2.9 4.5 1.57
14 Kan Otake 25 HIR Fgn 9 13 .409 3.84 4.68 28 27 3 1 0 171.0 189 89 73 19 67 1 99 5 1 6 752 1.497 9.9 1.0 3.5 5.2 1.48
15 Kyuji Fujikawa 27 HAN Fgn 8 1 .889 0.67 0.80 63 0 0 0 38 67.2 34 6 5 2 13 3 90 3 0 3 249 0.695 4.5 0.3 1.7 12.0 6.92
16 Takashi Ogasawara* 31 CNI Fgn 8 11 .421 4.70 4.84 26 22 0 0 0 132.0 147 71 69 20 42 3 89 5 2 2 575 1.432 10.0 1.4 2.9 6.1 2.12
17 Hisanori Takahashi* 33 YOM Fgn 8 5 .615 4.13 4.65 23 22 0 0 0 122.0 127 63 56 16 30 0 94 5 0 2 518 1.287 9.4 1.2 2.2 6.9 3.13
18 Ken Takahashi* 39 HIR Fgn 8 5 .615 3.50 3.89 21 20 1 1 0 115.2 124 50 45 11 42 2 71 5 0 1 503 1.435 9.6 0.9 3.3 5.5 1.69
19 Scott Atchison 32 HAN Fgn 7 6 .538 3.70 4.30 42 12 0 0 0 104.2 104 50 43 9 26 1 85 2 3 1 436 1.242 8.9 0.8 2.2 7.3 3.27
20 Wei-Yin Chen* 22 CNI Fgn 7 6 .538 2.90 3.14 39 14 1 1 0 114.2 101 40 37 7 33 0 107 5 0 5 474 1.169 7.9 0.5 2.6 8.4 3.24
21 Ryo Kawashima 26 YKU Fgn 7 9 .438 4.70 5.24 20 20 0 0 0 115.0 115 67 60 19 44 0 83 2 0 2 497 1.383 9.0 1.5 3.4 6.5 1.89
22 Daisuke Miura 34 YKO Fgn 7 10 .412 3.56 3.94 21 21 4 1 0 144.0 137 63 57 22 29 0 111 4 0 4 589 1.153 8.6 1.4 1.8 6.9 3.83
23 Kenichi Nakata 25 CNI Fgn 7 9 .438 4.65 5.48 23 21 1 1 0 129.2 148 79 67 13 46 1 126 11 0 5 582 1.496 10.3 0.9 3.2 8.7 2.74
24 Hiroshi Kisanuki 28 YOM Fgn 6 5 .545 4.14 4.38 14 14 1 0 0 74.0 87 36 34 15 19 0 53 1 0 3 318 1.432 10.6 1.8 2.3 6.4 2.79
25 Futoshi Kobayashi 25 YKO Fgn 6 5 .545 4.41 4.41 31 22 1 1 1 128.2 136 63 63 19 43 0 69 11 0 0 561 1.391 9.5 1.3 3.0 4.8 1.60
26 Tomoyuki Kubota 27 HAN Fgn 6 3 .667 3.16 3.59 69 0 0 0 0 85.1 87 34 30 8 34 2 75 2 0 8 373 1.418 9.2 0.8 3.6 7.9 2.21
27 Kyohei Muranaka* 20 YKU Fgn 6 11 .353 4.34 4.41 21 21 0 0 0 122.1 107 60 59 13 59 4 105 7 0 12 530 1.357 7.9 1.0 4.3 7.7 1.78
28 Kentaro Nishimura 23 YOM Fgn 6 2 .750 3.00 3.20 43 0 0 0 0 45.0 41 16 15 0 16 1 26 3 1 4 193 1.267 8.2 0.0 3.2 5.2 1.63
29 Koji Uehara 33 YOM Fgn 6 5 .545 3.81 4.32 26 12 2 0 1 89.2 90 43 38 11 16 1 72 0 0 0 370 1.182 9.0 1.1 1.6 7.2 4.50
30 Adrian Burnside* 31 YOM Fgn 5 3 .625 3.48 3.96 15 15 0 0 0 75.0 67 33 29 7 18 0 47 9 5 2 312 1.133 8.0 0.8 2.2 5.6 2.61
31 Kenichi Matsuoka 26 YKU Fgn 5 3 .625 1.39 1.51 65 0 0 0 0 71.1 51 12 11 4 17 0 54 3 0 2 280 0.953 6.4 0.5 2.1 6.8 3.18
32 Takumi Nasuno* 25 YKO Fgn 5 12 .294 6.47 6.81 22 17 0 0 0 80.2 98 61 58 16 33 0 55 4 0 5 369 1.624 10.9 1.8 3.7 6.1 1.67
33 Takehiko Oshimoto 25 YKU Fgn 5 6 .455 3.34 3.84 67 0 0 0 1 72.2 74 31 27 8 14 1 46 1 0 0 302 1.211 9.2 1.0 1.7 5.7 3.29
34 Ryo Watanabe 26 HAN Fgn 5 2 .714 2.67 3.21 66 0 0 0 0 67.1 52 24 20 2 28 1 60 1 0 2 282 1.188 7.0 0.3 3.7 8.0 2.14
35 Jeff Williams* 36 HAN Fgn 5 4 .556 3.09 3.42 55 0 0 0 5 55.1 54 21 19 3 15 0 65 2 0 1 236 1.247 8.8 0.5 2.4 10.6 4.33
36 Ryuji Yokoyama 32 HIR Fgn 5 1 .833 1.50 1.93 38 0 0 0 3 42.0 27 9 7 3 14 3 34 2 0 1 165 0.976 5.8 0.6 3.0 7.3 2.43
37 Katsuhiro Nagakawa 27 HIR Fgn 4 1 .800 1.77 1.77 56 0 0 0 38 61.0 33 12 12 3 24 2 64 1 0 3 239 0.934 4.9 0.4 3.5 9.4 2.67
38 Keiji Uezono 24 HAN Fgn 4 0 1.000 3.14 4.19 9 9 0 0 0 43.0 47 20 15 2 11 0 38 3 0 2 185 1.349 9.8 0.4 2.3 8.0 3.45
39 Kenta Asakura 27 CNI Fgn 3 4 .429 3.36 4.31 12 9 1 0 0 56.1 67 27 21 5 20 0 30 1 0 2 255 1.544 10.7 0.8 3.2 4.8 1.50
40 Takuya Asao 23 CNI Fgn 3 1 .750 1.79 1.97 44 0 0 0 1 50.1 43 11 10 0 9 2 35 3 0 0 199 1.033 7.7 0.0 1.6 6.3 3.89
41 Hirotaka Egusa* 27 HAN Fgn 3 1 .750 2.78 2.78 55 0 0 0 0 58.1 55 18 18 3 29 1 54 1 0 3 251 1.440 8.5 0.5 4.5 8.3 1.86
42 Shinobu Fukuhara 31 HAN Fgn 3 2 .600 3.44 3.44 8 6 1 1 0 34.0 38 13 13 4 12 0 17 0 0 3 145 1.471 10.1 1.1 3.2 4.5 1.42
43 Masayuki Hasegawa 30 HIR Fgn 3 6 .333 6.94 7.09 14 11 0 0 0 59.2 80 47 46 14 22 1 28 0 0 4 272 1.709 12.1 2.1 3.3 4.2 1.27
44 Ryota Igarashi 29 YKU Fgn 3 2 .600 2.47 2.68 44 0 0 0 3 43.2 35 13 12 3 6 0 42 2 0 3 171 0.939 7.2 0.6 1.2 8.7 7.00
45 Hitoki Iwase* 33 CNI Fgn 3 3 .500 2.94 2.94 51 0 0 0 36 49.0 55 16 16 2 10 4 41 0 0 0 212 1.327 10.1 0.4 1.8 7.5 4.10
46 Kentaro Kuwahara 22 YKO Fgn 3 6 .333 4.74 5.21 30 10 1 1 0 76.0 85 44 40 8 33 1 52 7 0 2 345 1.553 10.1 0.9 3.9 6.2 1.58
47 Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi 20 YKU Fgn 3 3 .500 4.23 4.39 12 11 0 0 0 55.1 54 27 26 8 22 0 25 6 0 1 242 1.373 8.8 1.3 3.6 4.1 1.14
48 Daisuke Ochi 25 YOM Fgn 3 3 .500 2.40 2.40 68 0 0 0 0 71.1 54 19 19 4 29 2 101 5 0 15 297 1.164 6.8 0.5 3.7 12.7 3.48
49 Yasuhiro Oyamada 31 YKO Fgn 3 4 .429 3.80 4.18 39 3 0 0 0 47.1 48 22 20 2 20 0 25 3 0 2 205 1.437 9.1 0.4 3.8 4.8 1.25
50 Yuki Saito* 21 HIR Fgn 3 1 .750 3.34 3.62 6 6 0 0 0 32.1 21 13 12 4 16 0 26 1 0 1 134 1.144 5.8 1.1 4.5 7.2 1.63
51 Mike Schultz 28 HIR Fgn 3 4 .429 3.23 3.40 55 0 0 0 0 53.0 47 20 19 1 20 2 43 0 0 2 222 1.264 8.0 0.2 3.4 7.3 2.15
52 Jumpei Shinoda* 23 HIR Fgn 3 4 .429 4.31 4.59 15 12 0 0 0 64.2 71 33 31 5 20 2 41 1 0 0 279 1.407 9.9 0.7 2.8 5.7 2.05
53 Hayato Terahara 24 YKO Fgn 3 9 .250 3.30 3.30 41 4 0 0 22 71.0 57 26 26 4 12 0 66 2 0 4 282 0.972 7.2 0.5 1.5 8.4 5.50
54 Kiyoshi Toyoda 37 YOM Fgn 3 2 .600 3.30 3.30 50 0 0 0 0 46.1 45 17 17 4 5 1 49 1 0 2 186 1.079 8.7 0.8 1.0 9.5 9.80
55 Ryan Vogelsong 30 HAN Fgn 3 4 .429 3.99 4.27 12 12 0 0 0 65.1 65 31 29 3 19 0 50 6 0 1 271 1.286 9.0 0.4 2.6 6.9 2.63
56 Mike Wood 28 YKO Fgn 3 12 .200 4.69 5.02 26 26 0 0 0 136.1 159 76 71 15 45 3 57 11 2 5 595 1.496 10.5 1.0 3.0 3.8 1.27
57 Yukiya Yokoyama 31 YKO Fgn 3 5 .375 3.22 3.84 51 0 0 0 0 58.2 55 25 21 8 22 3 61 4 1 2 254 1.312 8.4 1.2 3.4 9.4 2.77
58 Yuji Yoshimi* 30 YKO Fgn 3 6 .333 5.30 5.30 41 10 1 0 0 86.2 96 51 51 15 28 3 56 6 0 2 380 1.431 10.0 1.6 2.9 5.8 2.00
59 Sean Douglass 29 YKU Fgn 2 2 .500 3.94 4.22 6 6 1 0 0 32.0 30 15 14 3 11 0 16 2 0 1 133 1.281 8.4 0.8 3.1 4.5 1.45
60 Yuya Ishii* 26 YKO Fgn 2 0 1.000 2.38 2.38 35 1 0 0 0 45.1 28 12 12 3 16 2 40 2 0 0 177 0.971 5.6 0.6 3.2 7.9 2.50
61 Shunsuke Ishikawa 22 HAN Fgn 2 0 1.000 2.16 2.16 7 4 0 0 0 25.0 22 6 6 1 7 0 16 0 0 0 99 1.160 7.9 0.4 2.5 5.8 2.29
62 Masao Kida 39 YKU Fgn 2 0 1.000 3.05 3.05 19 0 0 0 0 20.2 13 7 7 4 8 0 12 3 0 2 81 1.016 5.7 1.7 3.5 5.2 1.50
63 Hideki Kishimoto 25 HIR Fgn 2 2 .500 5.35 6.37 37 0 0 0 0 35.1 37 25 21 2 18 0 27 3 0 4 163 1.557 9.4 0.5 4.6 6.9 1.50
64 Ben Kozlowski* 27 HIR Fgn 2 1 .667 4.74 4.97 26 4 0 0 2 38.0 41 21 20 4 17 1 31 2 4 3 170 1.526 9.7 0.9 4.0 7.3 1.82
65 Yuya Kubo 28 YOM Fgn 2 0 1.000 2.04 2.55 6 2 0 0 0 17.2 17 5 4 0 4 0 14 0 0 2 74 1.189 8.7 0.0 2.0 7.1 3.50
66 Shoji Nagamine* 23 CNI Fgn 2 1 .667 5.65 5.86 33 1 0 0 0 43.0 63 28 27 1 10 1 30 3 0 1 198 1.698 13.2 0.2 2.1 6.3 3.00
67 Takahiko Nomaguchi 25 YOM Fgn 2 3 .400 4.96 5.13 17 9 0 0 0 52.2 58 30 29 8 11 0 39 4 0 1 226 1.310 9.9 1.4 1.9 6.7 3.55
68 Danny Rios 35 YKU Fgn 2 7 .222 5.46 6.72 11 11 0 0 0 64.1 80 48 39 7 26 0 37 5 2 2 300 1.648 11.2 1.0 3.6 5.2 1.42
69 Hiroki Sanada 24 YKO Fgn 2 4 .333 4.91 5.26 26 5 0 0 0 51.1 64 30 28 3 16 0 25 1 1 1 226 1.558 11.2 0.5 2.8 4.4 1.56
70 Yoshinori Sato 18 YKU Fgn 2 1 .667 4.55 4.85 6 5 0 0 0 29.2 21 16 15 4 8 0 28 2 0 3 118 0.978 6.4 1.2 2.4 8.5 3.50
71 Akinobu Shimizu 24 CNI Fgn 2 2 .500 2.45 2.86 15 4 1 0 0 44.0 34 14 12 2 17 0 33 5 1 0 183 1.159 7.0 0.4 3.5 6.8 1.94
72 Naohisa Sugiyama 27 HAN Fgn 2 3 .400 5.82 6.02 9 8 0 0 0 43.1 54 29 28 5 16 0 24 3 0 4 198 1.615 11.2 1.0 3.3 5.0 1.50
73 Akifumi Takahashi* 25 CNI Fgn 2 1 .667 2.33 2.67 54 0 0 0 1 54.0 47 16 14 4 10 2 48 4 0 0 222 1.056 7.8 0.7 1.7 8.0 4.80
74 Shun Tono 21 YOM Fgn 2 0 1.000 2.83 2.83 28 2 1 0 0 54.0 35 17 17 7 16 1 53 3 0 3 213 0.944 5.8 1.2 2.7 8.8 3.31
75 Hirofumi Ueno 27 HIR Fgn 2 2 .500 4.81 5.18 42 0 0 0 0 48.2 59 28 26 5 19 4 29 1 0 1 220 1.603 10.9 0.9 3.5 5.4 1.53
76 David Williams* 29 YKO Fgn 2 2 .500 4.26 5.33 7 7 0 0 0 25.1 41 15 12 3 4 0 8 2 1 1 124 1.776 14.6 1.1 1.4 2.8 2.00
77 Dicky Gonzalez 29 YKU Fgn 1 5 .167 4.30 5.11 8 8 0 0 0 44.0 58 25 21 4 9 0 36 1 0 3 193 1.523 11.9 0.8 1.8 7.4 4.00
78 Jun Hagiwara 34 YKU Fgn 1 0 1.000 5.62 6.47 25 0 0 0 0 32.0 44 23 20 5 9 0 16 0 0 2 144 1.656 12.4 1.4 2.5 4.5 1.78
79 Masafumi Hirai 33 CNI Fgn 1 1 .500 5.14 5.14 37 0 0 0 0 28.0 36 16 16 3 6 1 23 3 0 1 128 1.500 11.6 1.0 1.9 7.4 3.83
80 Travis Hughes 30 YKO Fgn 1 1 .500 4.91 4.91 21 0 0 0 1 22.0 23 12 12 3 11 1 18 1 0 0 100 1.545 9.4 1.2 4.5 7.4 1.64
81 Yudai Kawai* 28 CNI Fgn 1 5 .167 3.97 4.92 14 10 0 0 0 56.2 69 31 25 3 11 2 37 0 0 1 243 1.412 11.0 0.5 1.7 5.9 3.36
82 Takeo Kawamura 36 YKO Fgn 1 0 1.000 4.26 4.26 9 1 0 0 1 6.1 6 3 3 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 26 1.105 8.5 0.0 1.4 5.7 4.00
83 Atsushi Kizuka 30 YKO Fgn 1 0 1.000 7.50 7.50 16 0 0 0 0 6.0 7 5 5 0 1 0 8 1 0 0 27 1.333 10.5 0.0 1.5 12.0 8.00
84 Marc Kroon 35 YOM Fgn 1 4 .200 2.21 2.66 61 0 0 0 41 61.0 34 18 15 1 27 0 91 3 0 13 248 1.000 5.0 0.1 4.0 13.4 3.37
85 Chang-Yong Lim 32 YKU Fgn 1 5 .167 3.00 3.18 54 0 0 0 33 51.0 55 18 17 6 9 3 50 2 0 1 214 1.255 9.7 1.1 1.6 8.8 5.56
86 Kosuke Matsui 29 YKU Fgn 1 2 .333 3.27 3.48 27 3 0 0 0 41.1 41 16 15 2 17 1 33 2 0 0 183 1.403 8.9 0.4 3.7 7.2 1.94
87 Michito Miyazaki 29 HIR Fgn 1 6 .143 6.89 7.28 12 9 0 0 0 47.0 55 38 36 4 25 4 21 6 0 2 222 1.702 10.5 0.8 4.8 4.0 0.84
88 Shinsuke Saito 26 CNI Fgn 1 1 .500 3.00 3.00 17 0 0 0 0 15.0 10 5 5 2 6 0 10 0 0 0 61 1.067 6.0 1.2 3.6 6.0 1.67
89 Masaru Sato* 26 YKU Fgn 1 0 1.000 3.24 3.24 24 0 0 0 0 16.2 19 6 6 0 7 1 14 1 0 2 73 1.560 10.3 0.0 3.8 7.6 2.00
90 Mitsuru Sato 30 CNI Fgn 1 4 .200 4.43 4.43 8 7 0 0 0 40.2 47 20 20 4 7 0 23 0 0 1 169 1.328 10.4 0.9 1.5 5.1 3.29
91 Kazuya Takamiya* 26 YKO Fgn 1 0 1.000 11.12 11.12 10 0 0 0 0 5.2 9 7 7 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 28 1.941 14.3 0.0 3.2 3.2 1.00
92 Matt White* 30 YKO Fgn 1 0 1.000 4.50 4.50 15 0 0 0 2 14.0 16 7 7 0 3 0 12 0 0 0 58 1.357 10.3 0.0 1.9 7.7 4.00
93 Shun Yamaguchi 20 YKO Fgn 1 1 .500 0.76 0.76 16 0 0 0 0 23.2 10 2 2 1 16 0 28 1 0 2 96 1.099 3.8 0.4 6.1 10.6 1.75
94 Kenta Abe 23 HAN Fgn 0 1 .000 2.96 2.96 32 0 0 0 0 51.2 37 17 17 8 9 1 34 4 0 0 200 0.890 6.4 1.4 1.6 5.9 3.78
95 Yushi Aida 24 YOM Fgn 0 0 1.80 3.60 3 0 0 0 0 5.0 6 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 21 1.200 10.8 0.0 0.0 1.8
96 Kazuyuki Akasaka 18 CNI Fgn 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
97 Hayato Aoki 31 HIR Fgn 0 1 .000 3.27 3.27 11 0 0 0 0 11.0 17 4 4 1 2 0 6 2 0 0 53 1.727 13.9 0.8 1.6 4.9 3.00
98 Takahiro Aoki* 26 HIR Fgn 0 3 .000 4.72 5.20 24 7 0 0 0 55.1 69 32 29 8 12 2 28 1 1 0 242 1.464 11.2 1.3 2.0 4.6 2.33
99 Jim Brower 35 HIR Fgn 0 2 .000 3.98 3.98 21 0 0 0 0 20.1 26 9 9 0 8 1 13 0 0 4 90 1.672 11.5 0.0 3.5 5.8 1.63
100 Yoshihiro Doi* 31 YKO Fgn 0 4 .000 7.48 7.48 8 5 0 0 0 27.2 41 23 23 6 6 0 16 1 0 0 127 1.699 13.3 2.0 2.0 5.2 2.67

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