Categories Archives: Player Profiles

Toritani Reaches 2000 Hit Milestone

On Friday night in front of a sold out crowd at Koshien Stadium, Hanshin Tigers infielder Takashi Toritani (36) became the 50th player in NPB history to reach the 2000 career hit plateau. His second inning double to right center scored a run, and Toritani

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Tigers Claim Mendoza Off Waivers

The Hanshin Tigers announced on August 31st that they had successfully acquired the services of pitcher Luis Mendoza (33) from the Nippon Ham Fighters, who waived him late last week. Mendoza is a native of Mexico, and is in his fourth year in NPB. He will

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Former Tiger Imports: Rafael Dolis

Full Name: Rafael Jose Dolis Name (Japanese): ラファエル・ドリス Date of Birth: January 10, 1988 Hometown: La Romana, Dominican Republic Height: 195 cm (6’5″) Weight: 109 kg (240 lb) Throws/Bats: Right/Right Wore #: 98 Walk-Up Song

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Former Tiger Imports: Mauro Gomez

Name: Mauro Alexis Gomez Name (Japanese): マウロ・ゴメス Date of Birth: September 7, 1984 Position: First Base Height: 188 cm (6’2″) Weight: 104 kg (229 lb) Throws/Bats: Right/Right Wore #: 5 Originally signed by: Texas Rangers, 2003 

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Former Tiger Imports: Matt Hague

Name: Matthew Donald Hague Name (Japanese): マット・ヘイグ Date of Birth: August 20, 1985 Position: Third Base Height: 191 cm (6’3″) Weight: 102 kg (225 lb) Throws/Bats: Right/Right Wore #: 36 Originally signed by: Pittsburgh Pirate

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Former Tiger Imports: Cody Satterwhite

Full Name: Cody Allen Satterwhite Name (Japanese): コーディ・サターホワイト Date of Birth: January 27, 1987 Hometown: Jackson, Mississippi, USA University: University of Mississippi Family Status: Married, 1 Daughter Height: 193 cm (6̵

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