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Yokohama Bay Stars: Daisuke Hayakawa to retire after the current season

by on Oct.06, 2011 @ 5:16 pm, under NPB
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Daisuke Hayakawa announced today that he'll be retiring after the current season.  Hayakawa is also scheduled to play in the last home game of the season on 10/8 (vs Chunichi).  For now, he has no plans on what he'll do after retirement.

"The legs I used to boast about no longer do what I want them to so I decided to retire," said Hayakawa. "I'm satisfied [with my career] because I managed to do my best over a 10-year pro career.  I'd like to use my past experiences in whatever I do next.  I'd like to give back by helping younger players."

Career Stats

Year Tm G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB CS SH SF BB HBP SO GIDP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2002 ORI 55 124 113 8 20 4 0 0 24 1 6 4 3 0 2 6 34 2 .177 .231 .212 .444
2003 ORI 19 13 12 5 4 2 0 0 6 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 4 0 .333 .385 .500 .885
2004 ORI 68 250 215 35 66 8 3 4 92 21 14 4 13 1 12 9 32 1 .307 .367 .428 .797
2005 ORI 87 199 177 24 50 5 2 1 62 18 6 2 3 0 14 5 41 1 .282 .352 .350 .702
2006 ORI 21 55 46 10 9 2 0 1 14 3 5 1 5 0 1 3 11 0 .196 .260 .304 .564
2007 LOT 133 536 459 72 130 17 8 5 178 44 16 8 23 4 34 16 74 3 .283 .351 .388 .741
2008 LOT 133 416 369 53 92 14 4 5 129 32 18 8 13 3 18 13 60 7 .249 .305 .350 .657
2009 LOT 84 189 175 30 39 6 1 1 50 12 5 4 6 1 6 1 34 0 .223 .251 .286 .538
2010 YOK 31 100 79 14 15 1 0 1 19 6 6 2 9 0 11 1 14 0 .190 .297 .241 .537
Totals 631 1882 1645 251 425 59 18 18 574 138 76 35 75 9 99 54 304 14 .258 .320 .349 .670
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Bay Stars continue to deal, acquire Hayakawa in cash trade with Lotte

by on Dec.13, 2009 @ 10:23 pm, under NPB
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The Yokohama Bay Stars have apparently acquired 34-year-old outfielder Daisuke Hayakawa from the Chiba Lotte Marines for cash.  An official announcement of the trade will likely be made on Monday.

Career

Year Team G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB CS SH SF BB HBP SO GIDP AVG SLG OBP OPS
2002 Orix 55 124 113 8 20 4 0 0 24 1 6 4 3 0 2 6 34 2 .177 .212 .231 .444
2003 Orix 19 13 12 5 4 2 0 0 6 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 4 0 .333 .500 .385 .885
2004 Orix 68 250 215 35 66 8 3 4 92 21 14 4 13 1 12 9 32 1 .307 .428 .367 .797
2005 Orix 87 199 177 24 50 5 2 1 62 18 6 2 3 0 14 5 41 1 .282 .350 .352 .702
2006 Orix 21 55 46 10 9 2 0 1 14 3 5 1 5 0 1 3 11 0 .196 .304 .260 .564
2007 Chiba 133 536 459 72 130 17 8 5 178 44 16 8 23 4 34 16 74 3 .283 .388 .351 .741
2008 Chiba 133 416 369 53 92 14 4 5 129 32 18 8 13 3 18 13 60 7 .249 .350 .305 .657
2009 Chiba 84 189 175 30 39 6 1 1 50 12 5 4 6 1 6 1 34 0 .223 .286 .251 .538
Totals 600 1782 1566 237 410 58 18 17 555 132 70 33 66 9 88 53 290 14 .262 .354 .321 .677

=== UPDATE 12/14/2009 6:30am JST

The Bay Stars have been stressing the importance of players up the middle and they are hoping that Hayakawa will be able to revert back to his 2007 / 2008 form and establish himself as a presence on the base-paths and in center field.

=== UPDATE 12/14/2009 5:58pm JST

It's official, the Bay Stars announced the trade earlier today.

=== UPDATE 12/15/2009 8:09pm JST

The Bay Starts held a press conference on Wednesday to introduce Hayakawa.  He was assigned the number 37.

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