Daisuke Yamai (山井 大介 Yamai Daisuke, born May 10, 1978 in Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan) is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher with the Chunichi Dragons. He is most noted for his combined perfect game with Hitoki Iwase in the 2007 Japan Series to clinch the title for the Dragons for the first time since 1954.
Yamai with the Chunichi Dragons
|Chunichi Dragons – No. 29|
|April 27, 2002, for the Chunichi Dragons|
|Career highlights and awards|
- "Chunichi Dragons win Series with perfect game". New York Times. 1 November 2007. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
- "Dragons' Yamai tosses no-hitter against BayStars". Japan Times. 29 June 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
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