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[10/13/2015] Nippon Ham Fighters: Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi to retire

by on Oct.13, 2015 @ 10:26 pm, under NPB

The Nippon Ham Fighters informed Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi they were not going to offer him a contract for the 2016 season on October 2. Masubuchi spent some time thinking about his options and tweeted that he decided to retire. He thanked fans and the Swallows and Fighters for their support over the last nine years.

Source: Tweet 1, 2, and 3, Sports Hochi 10/13/2015

Career Stats

Year Team G GS CG ShO W L Sv H WPCT BF IP H HR BB IBB HBP SO WP BK R ER ERA WHIP
2007 Yakult 6 5 0 0 1 1 0 1 .500 125 29.1 27 6 11 0 3 21 2 0 15 14 4.30 1.30
2008 Yakult 12 11 0 0 3 3 0 0 .500 242 55.1 54 8 22 0 6 25 1 0 27 26 4.23 1.37
2009 Yakult 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 27 5.0 8 1 6 0 0 4 2 0 7 7 12.60 2.80
2010 Yakult 57 0 0 0 2 3 0 20 .400 259 60.1 46 5 36 1 1 50 1 0 22 18 2.69 1.36
2011 Yakult 27 22 0 0 7 11 0 0 .389 575 134.1 140 8 46 0 7 91 2 0 64 63 4.22 1.38
2012 Yakult 49 5 0 0 2 7 0 8 .222 331 73.2 80 6 34 1 2 63 5 0 45 44 5.38 1.55
2013 Yakult 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ---- 29 5.1 8 0 3 0 0 3 1 0 5 4 6.75 2.08
  157 44 0 0 15 26 0 29 .366 1588 363.1 363 34 158 2 19 257 14 0 185 176 4.36 1.43