Profile: Hirokazu Sawamura

Return to Main Page (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Hirokazu Sawamura Team: Lotte Marines Current status: Eligible for domestic free agency. Pos: Relief pitcher Birthdate: April 3, 1988. Throws: R NPB page The inside pitch on Hirokazu Sawamura Honors: 2011 CL Rookie of the year League leader: Saves 2016 A front-line starter for 3-1/2 seasons from his 2011 rookie year with the Yomiuri Giants, Sawamura transitioned to the bullpen in 2015. He saved 36 games that year and 37 the next. On March 18, he was suddenly scratched from a prese

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