Jumpei Takahashi (高橋 純平 Takahashi Junpei, born May 8, 1997 in Gifu, Gifu Prefecture) is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball.
|Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – No. 47|
|Born:May 8, 1997|
|April 14, 2017, for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks|
|NPB statistics |
|Career highlights and awards|
Takahashi participated in the 3rd grade spring 87th Japanese High School Baseball Invitational Tournament and the 3rd grade summer 97th Japanese High School Baseball Championship as an ace pitcher at Gifu Prefectural Gifu Commercial High School.
On 7 June 2016, Takahashi made his debut for the Hawks Western League team against the Dragons as a relief pitcher claiming the win after pitching 3 scoreless innings and claiming 3 strikeouts. He was selected for the Western League representative team for the 2016 Fresh All-Stars game in Okayama. He was the starting pitcher and threw 1 strikeout and gave up one hit in his single inning.
He finished 2019 season with a record of 3-2 with 42 starts as a Relief pitcher, with a 2.56 ERA, and a 17 Holds and a 58 strikeouts in 51 innings.
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- "2016年度フレッシュオールスター・ゲーム 試合結果(2016 Fresh All Stars Game Results)". Nippon Professional Baseball (in Japanese). Retrieved 15 July 2016.