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Shinya Kayama (嘉弥真 新也, Kayama Shinya, born November 23, 1989 in Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan) is a professional Japanese baseball player. He plays pitcher for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks.

Shinya Kayama
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Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – No. 57
pitcher
Born: (1989-11-23) November 23, 1989 (age 30)
Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan
Bats: Left Throws: Left
debut
May 4, 2012, for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks
NPB statistics
(through 2019 season)
Win–loss record9-6
ERA3.15
Holds64
Saves1
Strikeouts215
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

In 2011 NPB draft [jp], Fukuoka Softbank Hawks selected Kayama in the fifth round.[1]

On October 24, 2019, he was selected as the Japan national baseball team in the 2019 WBSC Premier12. [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011年 新人選手選択会議(ドラフト会議) 福岡ソフトバンクホークス 選択選手一覧". NPB.jp 日本野球機構 (in Japanese).
  2. ^ "Nikkan Sports baseball news (Japanese) ソフトバンク甲斐野、巨人大竹ら侍追加招集「光栄」". Nikkan Sports (in Japanese). October 24, 2019. Retrieved October 26, 2019.

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