Tomoyuki Uchiyama

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Tomoyuki Uchiyama
Pitcher
Born: (1968-08-15) August 15, 1968 (age 51)
Minokamo-gun, Gifu Japan
Batted: LeftThrew: Right
debut
1992, for the  Seibu Lions
Last appearance
1997, for the  Fukuoka Daiei Hawks
Career statistics
Pitching record 15-21
ERA 4.32
Strikeouts 221
Teams

Tomoyuki Uchiyama (born August 15, 1968) is a former pitcher who played for the Seibu Lions and Fukuoka Daiei Hawks of Nippon Professional Baseball from 1992 to 1997.

Born in Minokamo-gun, Gifu Japan, Uchiyama attended Minokamo High School and then Osaka Keio University prior to playing in NPB. With Seibu in 1992, he was 0-1 with a 3.00 ERA in 11 relief appearances and in 1993, also with the Lions, he went 3-4 with a 3.01 ERA in 31 games (six starts), allowing only 62 hits in 83 2/3 innings pitched.

From 1994 to 1997, he played for the Hawks. In 1994, he went 6-11 with three complete games a 5.22 ERA in 24 games (22 starts), walking 31 batters in 112 frames. In 1995, he was 2-3 with a 4.83 ERA in 14 games (11 starts) and in 1996, he went 3-2 with a 4.33 mark in 28 games (six starts). To finish his NPB career, he was 1-0 with a 4.71 ERA in 17 relief appearances in 1998.

Overall, Uchiyama was 15-21 with a 4.32 ERA in 125 games (45 starts) over six seasons in NPB. In 373 innings, he allowed 389 hits, walked 128 batters and had 221 strikeouts. [1]

For the 1999 campaign, he pitched for the Reading Phillies in the Philadelphia Phillies organization. In 43 games (five starts), he was 5-6 with a 3.94 ERA. In 118 2/3 innings, he allowed 129 hits and 49 walks while striking out 96 batters.

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