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Lotte to send Toshio Saito to Buffaloes for Atsuhiro Mitsuhara

by on Jan.23, 2011 @ 2:25 pm, under NPB

1/27/2011 @ 5:07pm

The Buffaloes held a press conference for Saito today and was assigned the number 45.

1/26/2011 @ 10:00pm

The Marines held a press conference for Mitsuhara at Chiba Marine Stadium today.

1/24/2011 @ 9:38pm

The Buffaloes will hold a press conference for Saito on the 27th.  His new uniform number will be announced at the press conference.

1/24/2011 @ 4:32pm

The deal was formally announced by both clubs today.  Mitsuhara will get the number 43.  No decision on Saito's number yet.

1/23/2001 @ 2:24pm

The Chiba Lotte Marines and Orix Buffaloes finalized their trade.  The Marines will send 27-year-old catcher Toshio Saito to the Buffaloes for 30-year-old RHP Atsuhiro Mitsuhara.  An announcement of the deal will likely be made soon.

Toshio Saito Career Stats

YR TM G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB CS SH SF BB HBP SO GDP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 YOK 25 44 39 2 7 0 0 0 7 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 13 0 .179 .200 .179 .379
2009 YOK 20 26 24 1 5 1 0 0 6 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 9 0 .208 .240 .250 .490
2010

LOT

21 31 27 1 5 1 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 11 1 .185 .214 .222 .437
Totals 66 101 90 4 17 2 0 0 19 4 0 0 8 0 3 0 33 1 .189 .215 .211 .426

Atsuhiro Mitsuhara Career Stats

YR TM G W L Sv CG ShO BF IP H HR BB HBP SO WP BLK R ER ERA WHIP
2005 ORI 17 7 4 0 1 1 412 89.2 112 11 33 5 49 0 0 59 51 5.12 1.62
2007 ORI 2 0 2 0 0 0 42 7.0 14 1 7 1 3 1 0 13 10 12.86 3.00
2008 ORI 2 0 1 0 0 0 19 1.2 8 1 5 1 0 1 0 11 11 59.40 7.80
2009 ORI 3 1 2 0 0 0 37 8.1 7 1 4 1 3 1 0 7 7 7.56 1.32
2010 ORI 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 18.00 2.00
Totals 25 8 9 0 1 1 515 107.2 143 16 49 8 55 3 0 92 81 6.77 1.78

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