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[9/5/2013] Nippon Ham Fighters to part ways with Micah Hoffpauir

by on Sep.05, 2013 @ 5:14 pm, under NPB

The Nippon Ham Fighters announced today that they were parting ways with infielder Micah Hoffpauir.

"I am grateful to the Fighters for giving me an opportunity to play in Japan," said Hoffpauir in a statement released by the Fighters.  "I was not able to play as well as I had hoped, but to my fans and teammates, there is no other word I can think of other than arigato for all the support you provided.  I hope we will meet again some day."

Source: official announcement

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Career NPB Stats

Year Team G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB CS SH SF BB HBP SO GDP AVG OBP SLG
2011 Nippon Ham 122 373 329 29 73 14 0 12 123 36 0 2 0 6 38 0 99 7 .222 .298 .374
2012 Nippon Ham 109 325 296 28 73 13 0 14 128 37 1 1 0 1 25 3 81 3 .247 .311 .432
2013 Nippon Ham 69 163 145 13 27 3 0 5 45 15 0 0 0 0 16 2 53 2 .186 .276 .310
Totals 300 861 770 70 173 30 0 31 296 88 1 3 0 7 79 5 233 12 .225 .298 .384