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SHINTARO FUJINAMI

Shintaro Fujinami pitches for the Orioles in Baltimore, Maryland, on Sept. 29, 2023. Fujinami signed with the Mets as a free agent on Wednesday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Feb 15, 2024
Shintaro Fujinami signs one-year deal with Mets
Fujinami was a free agent after his debut year in MLB, which started with the Oakland Athletics before he was traded to the Baltimore Orioles.
Orioles relief pitcher Shintaro Fujinami throws during a game against the Cardinals in Baltimore on Sept. 13.
BASEBALL / MLB
Feb 3, 2024
Japanese reliever Shintaro Fujinami signs with Mets: report
The club also offered up to $850,000 in incentives to Fujinami, who became a free agent after playing for the Orioles and Athletics last season.
Yoshinobu Yamamoto, posted by the Orix Buffaloes, won both the Pacific League MVP and his third-straight Sawamura Award in 2023.
BASEBALL / MLB
Dec 7, 2023
Top MLB free agent Yamamoto to travel to U.S. to meet with Yankees
The report also said New York Mets owner Steve Cohen flew to Japan last week to meet with the right-hander.
New Giants manager Shinnosuke Abe (right) poses with former manager Tatsunori Hara during a news conference on Friday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / NPB NOTEBOOK
Oct 9, 2023
Shinnosuke Abe hoping to join special group of Giants managers
Shinnosuke Abe is hopeful of guiding the Giants back to the Central League summit.
Orioles pitcher Shintaro Fujinami celebrates after Baltimore secured the AL East title with a win over the Red Sox in Baltimore on Thursday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Sep 29, 2023
Shintaro Fujinami savors moment as Orioles win AL East crown
While Fujinami did not take the mound on the day, the flamethrower savored the occasion following a tumultuous season.
Shintaro Fujinami celebrates with his teammates after the Orioles clinched a spot in the MLB postseason on Sunday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Sep 18, 2023
Shintaro Fujinami extends scoreless streak as Orioles reach playoffs
The Orioles made the playoffs for the first time in seven seasons.
Orioles reliever Shintaro Fujinami pitches against the Mets in Baltimore on Sunday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Aug 7, 2023
Orioles' Shintaro Fujinami throws fastest pitch of career in win
"That was the best stuff we've seen from Fuji," Baltimore manager Brandon Hyde said. "Fantastic and dominating stuff."
Reliever Shintaro Fujinami was traded from the A's to the Orioles on Wednesday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Jul 20, 2023
A's trade pitcher Shintaro Fujinami to Orioles
Fujinami, 29, is in his first major league season after playing for the Hanshin Tigers in NPB from 2013 to 2022.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Jul 20, 2023
A's trade pitcher Shintaro Fujinami to Orioles
Fujinami, 29, is in his first major league season after playing for the Hanshin Tigers in NPB from 2013 to 2022.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Jul 10, 2023
Masataka Yoshida connects on 10th home run as Red Sox earn fifth straight win
Masataka Yoshida belted his 10th home run in his seventh straight multiple-hit game to lift the Boston Red Sox past the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday, helping his team win its fifth straight.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Jun 3, 2023
Shohei Ohtani suffers second loss after giving up five runs to Astros
Yordan Alvarez blasted a two-run homer in the first inning off Ohtani (5-2), who regrouped in the next two innings but struggled again after the fourth at Minute Maid Park.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Apr 23, 2023
Shintaro Fujinami tagged with loss as A's smashed by Rangers
The 29-year-old former Hanshin Tiger lasted just 2⅓ innings in which he gave up eight runs on seven hits and three walks.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Apr 2, 2023
Athletics' Shintaro Fujinami tagged with loss in MLB debut
Shohei Ohtani, batting third as the designated hitter, went 2-for-5 with two RBIs after driving another run with a single in the sixth for the Angels.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 26, 2023
Shintaro Fujinami set for MLB debut against Angels' Shohei Ohtani
The former Hanshin hurler will initially start once per week, mirroring the typical starting pitcher schedule in Japan, as he acclimates to the major leagues.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 1, 2023
Angels' Shohei Ohtani sharp on mound before Japan trip for WBC
Fellow 2012 NPB draftee Shintaro Fujinami made his own spring training debut for the Athletics, pitching two scoreless innings.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Jan 12, 2023
Tigers pitcher Shintaro Fujinami reaches agreement with Athletics
Fujinami, who was selected in the same 2012 draft class as Shohei Ohtani, is 57-54 with a 3.41 ERA and 1,011 strikeouts with Hanshin over 189 appearances.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Dec 2, 2022
Tigers make Shintaro Fujinami available to MLB teams via posting system
Major League Baseball has accepted the Hanshin Tigers' application to post right-handed pitcher Shintaro Fujinami, the Japanese club said Thursday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 15, 2022
Hanshin Tigers to make Shintaro Fujinami available for potential move to MLB
Fujinami has clocked 162 kph with his fastest pitch and was considered the pitching rival of Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani during high school.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 28, 2022
Tigers flamethrower Shintaro Fujinami seeking MLB move
The 28-year-old, considered the pitching rival of Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani during their time in high school and early in their pro careers, has hit 162 kph with his fastest pitch.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / NPB NOTEBOOK
Aug 29, 2022
First-place Swallows and Munetaka Murakami make statement by sweeping away BayStars
The Swallows strengthened their bid to defend the Central League pennant by beating the second-place BayStars.

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