Tomoya Yagi

Last updated
Tomoya Yagi
Pitcher
Born: (1983-11-07) November 7, 1983 (age 37)
Bats: LeftThrows: Left
NPB debut
2006, for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters
Career statistics
(through 2016)
Win-Loss record 39-34
ERA 3.69
Strikeouts 361
Teams
Career highlights and awards
Last updated on: 6 October 2016

Tomoya Yagi (八木 智哉, born November 7, 1983 in Yokohama) is a Japanese former professional baseball pitcher in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball. He won the Pacific League Rookie of the Year Award in 2006. He played for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters, Orix Buffaloes, and Chunichi Dragons from 2006 to 2017.



Related Research Articles

Nippon Professional Baseball Baseball league representing the highest level of professional baseball in Japan

Nippon Professional Baseball or NPB is the highest level of baseball in Japan. Locally, it is often called Puro Yakyū (プロ野球), meaning Professional Baseball. Outside Japan, it is often just referred to as "Japanese baseball". The roots of the league can be traced back to the formation of the "Greater Japan Tokyo Baseball Club" in Tokyo, founded 1934 and the original circuit for the sport in the Empire two years later – Japanese Baseball League (1936–1949), and continued to play even through the final years of World War II.

Pacific League Nippon Professional Baseball league

The Pacific League or Pa League is one of the two professional baseball leagues constituting Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan. The winner of the league championship competes against the winner in the Central League for the annual Japan Series. It currently consists of six teams from around Japan.

Soichi Fujita Japanese baseball player

Soichi Fujita is a retired Japanese left-handed relief pitcher who played most of his career in Nippon Professional Baseball.

Tomoyuki Kubota Japanese baseball player

Tomoyuki Kubota is a Japanese pitcher for the Hanshin Tigers in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball. He was selected as a member in the 2006 World Baseball Classic.

Hisashi Yamada Japanese baseball player

Hisashi Yamada is a retired Japanese professional baseball submarine pitcher. He played with the Hankyu Braves in Nippon Professional Baseball from 1969 to 1988.

Hiromitsu Kadota was a Japanese professional baseball player for the Hawks franchise and the Orix Braves. Reputed for his slugging ability, he ate a lot and became a strong hitter, though was later weakened by diabetes mellitus. With 567 home runs, Kadota is number three on the NPB career list.

Isao Harimoto

Isao Harimoto is a Korean former Nippon Professional Baseball player and holder of the record for most hits in the Japanese professional leagues. An ethnic Korean, his birth name is Jang Hun. Harimoto has spent his life as a resident of Japan and adopted a Japanese name, but remains a Korean citizen, thus making him a Zainichi Korean. He was inducted into the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990 and now works as a television baseball analyst.

Tatsunori Hara Japanese baseball manager

Tatsunori Hara is the manager of the Yomiuri Giants baseball team in Nippon Professional Baseball.

Shinnosuke Abe Japanese baseball player

Shinnosuke Abe is a Japanese former professional baseball player who spent his entire 19-year career with Nippon Professional Baseball's Yomiuri Giants, serving as the team's captain from 2007 to 2014. He has twice been named the MVP of the Nippon Professional Baseball All-Star Series, in 2007 and 2010.

Yang Yao-hsun Taiwanese baseball player

Yang Yao-hsun is a Taiwanese professional baseball pitcher / Outfielder in the Rakuten Monkeys of Chinese Professional Baseball League(CPBL). He has played in Nippon Professional Baseball pitcher for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks.

Nobuhiro Matsuda Japanese baseball player

Nobuhiro Matsuda is a Japanese professional baseball player for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

Japan Series Most Valuable Player Award

The Japan Series Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award is given to the player deemed to have the most impact on his team's performance in the Japan Series, which is the final round of the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) postseason. The award was first presented in 1950.

Masaru Takeda Japanese baseball player

Masaru Takeda is a Japanese former professional baseball pitcher and current coach for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball. He played for the Fighters from 2006 to 2016.

The 1953 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the fourth season of operation of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

The 1955 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the sixth season of operation of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

The 1957 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the eighth season of operation of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

The 1958 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the ninth season of operation of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

The 1961 Nippon Professional Baseball season was the twelfth season of operation of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

Dai-Kang Yang

Dai-Kang Yang is a Taiwanese professional baseball player. He plays as an outfielder for the Yomiuri Giants in Nippon Professional Baseball.