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Hirotoshi Masui (増井 浩俊, born June 25, 1984 in Yaizu, Shizuoka) is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher for the Orix Buffaloes in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball.

Hirotoshi Masui
Masui with the Orix Buffaloes
Orix Buffaloes – No. 17
Born: (1984-06-26) June 26, 1984 (age 34)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
NPB debut
April 9, 2010, for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters
Career statistics
(through 2016)
Win-Loss record 27-27
ERA 2.74
Strikeouts 425
Career highlights and awards

He selected 2018 NPB All-Star game (jp).[1]

Pitching styleEdit

Masui is a right-handed pitcher with an overhand delivery. As a reliever, he throws a four-seam fastball (tops out at 96 mph) and a forkball as his primary pitches.


  1. ^ "マイナビオールスターゲーム2018 ファン投票結果". 日本野球機構 (in Japanese). June 26, 2018. Retrieved June 25, 2018. 

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