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Tigers trade Taiyo Fujita to Lions for Keisuke Mizuta

by on Jul.11, 2009 @ 12:57 am, under NPB

The Hanshin Tigers and Seibu Lions announced a trade today that will send 29-year-old pitcher Taiyo Fujita to the Lions in exchange for 28-year-old infielder Keisuke Mizuta.

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Taiyo Fujita
Height: 185cm / Weight: 86kg
Bats: Right / Throws: Right

Year    G   W  L  SV  CG  SHO  BF    IP     H   HR  BB  HB  SO   WP  BK  R   ER  ERA
2009    2   0  0  0   0    0   9      1.1   4   0   1   0   1    0   0   1   1   6.75
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Career  46  5  9  0   1    0   593  137.0  150  22  47  6   100  6   0   72  66  4.34
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Keisuke Mizuta
Height: 175cm / Weight: 70kg
Bats: Right / Throws: Right

Year    G   PA  AB  R   H  2B  3B  HR  TB  RBI  SB  CS  SH  SF  BB  HP  SO  GDP   AVG
2009    6   12  11  2   2  0   0   0   2    0   0   0   0   0   1   0   2    0   .182
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Career 117  79  67  21  7  0   1   1   12   4   2   0   6   1   4   1   17   0   .104

The Lions hope Fujita can help provide some help in the pen while the Tigers are looking for Mizuta to help shore up their infield defense.