Shigetoshi Hasegawa

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Shigetoshi Hasegawa MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
45-44 3.71 720.1 447 1.33

Shigetoshi Hasegawa Bio

  • Full Name: Shigetoshi Hasegawa
  • Born: 8/1/1968 in Kobe, Japan
  • College: Ritsumeikan, Kyoto, JPN
  • Debut: April 5, 1997
  • Last Game: 9/28/2005
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 45 44 3.71 517 8 33 720.1 447 1.33

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Shigetoshi Hasegawa Stats

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Shigetoshi Hasegawa Advanced Stats

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Awards

Shigetoshi Hasegawa Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2003 Seattle AL

Shigetoshi Hasegawa Leaderboards

Saves

Season SV Rank
1998 5 22nd in AL
2000 9 18th in AL
2003 16 10th in AL

Games

Season G Rank
1999 64 24th in AL
2000 66 24th in AL
2004 68 18th in AL

Holds

Season HLD Rank
2000 18 10th in AL
2003 12 22nd in AL
2004 12 20th in AL

Shigetoshi Hasegawa Bio Info

Shigetoshi Hasegawa...resides in Redmond, WA with his wife, Erie, and their son, Kohto...graduated from Toyodai Himeji H.S. in Japan in 1987...graduated from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto Japan in 1991...served as a broadcaster for 1998 & 2000 World Series for NHK Television...authored three books, My Way to Study English, Adjustment, along with Ikushima and Self Management. 2005 Veteran right-hander made his 500th MLB appearance on July 24 against the Indians. Surrendered runs in two of his first 11 appearances. Had a 8 1/3 inning scoreless streak end on May 14. Pitched season-high four shutout innings against the Rangers on Sept 16. 2004
  • Finished with 5.16 ERA, highest of his ML career.
  • Earned four wins on the season, with two coming in a span of three appearances, July 18- 22...won on: April 11 at Oakland; June 6 vs. Chicago; July 18 vs. Cleveland; July 22 vs. Oakland.
  • Was 1-3, 7.20 in 10 games in April, allowing 8 earned runs in 10.0 innings.
  • Tied career relief-high with 5 strikeouts Aug. 26 vs. Kansas City (2.2 IP).
  • Was not scored on in nine straight outings, Aug. 28-Sept. 22 (11.0 IP).
  • Allowed just two earned runs over final 11 appearances (13.0 IP); both came in one game.
  • Best month was September, going 0-1, 1.80 in 9 games (10.0 IP, 2 ER).
  • Was 0-for-5 in save opportunities.
  • Went 2-0, 2.84 in 7 games vs. Oakland (6.1 IP, 2 ER). 2003
  • His 1.48 ERA (73.0 IP, 12 ER) set a franchise record for a Mariners reliever in a season (prev: 1.51, Charlton, 1995).
  • ERA stayed under 1.00 until Sept. 5, when he allowed an ER at Baltimore, raising his ERA to 1.09 from 0.98.
  • Named to the American League All-Star Team for the first time (0.2,3,4,4,1,1).
  • Scored upon in just 11 of 63 appearances, and stranded 21 of 26 inherited runners.
  • Retired 45 of 61 first batters faced.
  • Was 16-for-17 in save situations after taking over the closer's role June 21.
  • Went 1-3-4 with a 1.27 ERA (28.1 IP, 4 ER) in 23 games against the AL West.
  • Had a 0.97 ERA (37.0 IP, 4 ER) in 31 home games; had a 2.00 ERA (36.0 IP, 8 ER) in 32 road games.
  • Did not allow a run in first 14.0 innings of work to start the season (10 G).
  • Had 12-game scoreless streak April 23-May 29 (13.0 IP).
  • Earned first save of season June 21 at San Diego, his first save since April 15, 2002.
  • Had club-record 28.2 consecutive shutout innings (25 G) as a reliever from June 3-Aug. 22 (prev: 24.0 IP, Edwin Nunez, 1988).
  • Held opponents to a .128 batting average in August (5x39).

    Acquired:
    Signed by Seattle as a free agent on Jan. 11, 2002; re-signed Nov. 7, 2002. 2002 Reliable reliever filled many roles for the Mariners out of the bullpen, going 8-3 with a 3.20 ERA in 53 appearances ... was 4-1 with a save and 1.01 ERA (35.2 IP, 4 ER) in 27 games prior to All-Star break; was 4-2 with a 5.45 ERA (34.2 IP, 21 ER) after the break ... went 7-3 with a save and a 2.25 ERA (28.0 IP, 7 ER) in 18 games against AL West opponents ... allowed career-low 4 home runs in 70.1 innings pitched ... ERA stayed under 1.00 for April and most of May ... stranded 26 of 36 inherited runners on the year ... tossed 14.2 scoreless innings in nine April appearances, allowing just 7 hits ... picked up first victory April 8 at Anaheim, tossing 1.2 shutout innings ... suffered blown save, allowing two inherited runners to score, but picked up second win April 14 at Texas (1.2 IP) ... earned first save of season the next night, April 15 at Texas, throwing a scoreless 10th inning ... tossed season-high 3.0 shutout innings and earned third win April 20 in 3-2, 10-inning win vs. Texas ... allowed first run of the season May 1 at Chicago in his 10th game of the year ... ERA was lowered to 0.51 (17.1 IP, 1 ER) through first 12 games after throwing 0.2 shutout innings May 9 vs. Toronto ... went 1-1 with a 0.87 ERA (10.1 IP, 1 ER) in nine June games ... suffered first loss of the season June 4 at Oakland, allowing a run to score in the 10th inning ... rebounded with nine consecutive scoreless appearances from June 9-July 11 (9.0 IP) ... tossed perfect inning and picked up fourth win June 26 vs. Oakland ... was 4-1 with a 1.01 ERA in 27 games at the All-Star Break ... suffered back-to-back blown saves July 13-14 at Tampa Bay ... finished July 2-0 with a 2.70 ERA (10.0 IP, 3 ER) in eight games ... had an 8.56 ERA (13.2 IP, 13 ER) in 10 August appearances, twice allowing a season-high four earned runs ... came back with a strong September, holding opponents scoreless in six of nine appearances ... picked up seventh victory with 2.0 shutout innings in 6-5 win Sept. 16 vs. Texas ... suffered second loss of season following night, allowing 1 run on 1 hit in 2.0 innings pitched ... won eighth and final game of season Sept. 24 vs. Oakland, tossing 1.2 shutout innings in an 8-7 victory. 2001 Valuable setup man was 5-6, 4.04 in 46 games ... faced Ichiro Suzuki in the ninth inning, April 13 vs. Seattle, marking first time in MLB history that a Japanese-born pitcher faced a Japanese-born batter; Ichiro singled to shortstop, but Hasegawa earned the win over Kazuhiro Sasaki, giving two Japanese players a decision in the same game for the first time since July 2, 2000 (Hideo Nomo - win, Mac Suzuki - loss) ... placed on 15-day DL, May 20 with sore right shoulder, his first career stint on the DL ... made two rehab starts for single-A Rancho Cucamonga ... activated June 30 ... ERA was season-low 3.45 (31.1 IP, 12 ER), thru July 23, including a 1.59 ERA in the month of July (11.1 IP, 2 ER) ... opponents batted .248 (52-for-210) ... held left-handers to .221 average, compared to .270 by right-handers ... was 2-4, 4.32 ERA (25 IP, 12 ER) before All-Star break and 3-2 with 3.82 ERA (30.2 IP, 13 ER) after. 2000 Was 10-5, 3.48 with nine saves in 66 games all in relief in 2000...established career bests in wins, games and saves...led all AL relievers in innings pitched...had 27.1 consecutive scoreless innings, July 13-Aug. 29...did not allow an earned run in 35 consecutive innings (22 appearances). 1999 Ranked fourth AL in 1999, in lowest percentage of inherited runners scored (19.2%; 10x52)b&was 4-5 with 4.58 ERA (74.2 IP, 38 ER) in 63 relief appearancesb&lone start came July 5 vs. Seattle, a 10-0 loss (2.1,6,4,4,2,3), marking first start since Sept. 27, 1997 vs. Texas (no decision). 1998 Set career-high with 3.14 ERA in 1998...led AL relievers in wins and innings pitched...ranked sixth in AL in batting average against with men on base (.208, 33x159)...won five straight decisions May 19-Aug. 4...recorded first ML save, June 4 at Seattle (2 IP, 4 K). 1997 Joined Anaheim in 1997, becoming fourth Japanese-born player (all pitchers) to appear in ML, joining Hideo Nomo (Los Angeles, 1995), Mac Suzuki (Seattle, 1996) and Masanori Murakami (San Francisco, 1964-65)...was second Japanese-born player to join ML team after playing professionally in Japanbs Central or Pacific Leagues (Nomo)b&made ML debut as starter April 5 vs. Cleveland, suffering 7-5 setback (4.1,7,5,5,2,2)b®istered first ML win, 6-5 April 15 at New York in relief (1 IP, 1 K); entered trailing, 5-4 & Angels scored two runs in ninth inning for 6-5 winb&was 3-4, 2.83 ERA in 43 relief appearances...was 0-3, 6.62 in seven starts. 1996 Was 4-6, 5.34 in 1996 with two complete games, and one save in 18 appearances in his final season with Orix...helped Orix win Japan Series. 1995 Finished 1995 12-7 with 2.89 ERA in 24 games with Orix...had nine complete games and 91 strikeouts, while allowing 51 walks and 16 home runs. 1994 Appeared in 25 games in 1994, going 11-9, 3.11 ERA with eight complete games, one save and 86 strikeouts. 1993 Had best season with Orix in 1993, going 12-6 mark with 2.71 ERA with nine complete games and 86 strikeouts. 1992 Finished 1992 with 6-8 mark and 3.27 ERA (143.1 IP, 52 ER) with four complete games and one save in 24 appearances with Blue Wave. 1991 Spent six seasons with Orix Blue Wave in Japanbs Pacific Leagueb&named Pacific League Rookie of the Year in 1991, after going 12-9 with 3.55 ERA (185 IP, 73 ER) in 28 games with Orix...recorded 11 complete games and 111 strikeouts...ERA ranked third in Pacific League.