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Hanshin Tigers select Kazuya Takamiya as compensation for losing Keiichi Hirano

by on Jan.11, 2013 @ 4:55 pm, under NPB

The Hanshin Tigers announced today that they selected left-handed pitcher Kazuya Takamiya (31) as compensation for losing Keiichi Hirano (31) to the Orix Buffaloes.

Since Hirano was a class B free agent, the Tigers will also receive 40% of his 2012 salary as part of the compensation rule.

Source: Nikkan Sports 1/11/2013, official announcement (Orix)

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Career Stats

Year Team G W L Sv CG ShO   BF IP H HR BB HBP SO WP BK R ER ERA WHIP
2006 Yokohama 18 2 6 0 0 0 0 250 55.1 74 8 19 1 29 0 0 46 42 6.83 1.68
2007 Yokohama 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 91 18.2 27 4 9 2 12 3 1 16 16 7.71 1.93
2008 Yokohama 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 28 5.2 9 0 2 1 2 0 0 7 7 11.12 1.94
2009 Yokohama 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 36 8.0 9 3 5 0 6 0 0 4 4 4.50 1.75
2010 Yokohama 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 56 10.1 18 0 1 5 11 0 0 7 6 5.23 1.84
2011 Orix 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 96 22.2 22 0 6 4 21 0 0 10 10 3.97 1.24
2012 Orix 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9.00 2.00
Totals 103 3 7 0 0 0 0 561 121.2 161 16 42 13 81 3 1 91 86 6.36 1.67