2021 Saitama Seibu Lions Roster

Japan Pacific League (JPPL) - Class: Foreign Major
Team Record: 55-70
6th in the JPPL
Location: Tokorozawa, Japan
Ballpark: MetLife Dome

2021 Saitama Seibu Lions Statistics

The Saitama Seibu Lions of the Japan Pacific League ended the 2021 season with a record of 55 wins and 70 losses, sixth in the JPPL.

The Seibu Lions scored 521 runs and gave up 589 runs, most in the circuit. Hotaka Yamakawa led Saitama with 24 home runs, while Takeya Nakamura walloped 20 or more also. Takeya Nakamura accounted for 74 RBI. Tomoya Mori paced hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .309 clip. Kona Takahashi topped the squad with 11 wins, and Tatsuya Imai recorded a 3.3 ERA, best among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Players from the 2021 Saitama Seibu Lions who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Daisuke Matsuzaka, Zach Neal, Cory Spangenberg, Matt Dermody and Reed Garrett.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Kaito YozaRRSeptember 15, 19955'8"171
Ken TogameRRNovember 7, 19876'0"180
Ichiro TamuraLRSeptember 19, 19945'8"176, JP
Shota TakekumaLLNovember 24, 19895'10"170Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido JP
Kona TakahashiRRFebruary 3, 19976'2"198, JP
Wataru TakagiLRDecember 6, 19995'10"169
Kaima TairaLRNovember 15, 19995'8"209
Shohei SuzukiLLMay 20, 19985'8"171
Cory SpangenbergLRMarch 16, 19916'0"195Clarks Summit, PA US
Ryusei SatohRRJanuary 15, 19975'8"178
Takeru SasakiLLMay 13, 19965'10"191
Yasuo SanoLLJanuary 18, 19935'10"178Bangkok, TH
Masato SaitoLRAugust 7, 19955'10"182
Aito TakedaRRApril 6, 19975'10"185, JP
Daisuke TogawaLRApril 29, 19966'2"189
Shuta TonosakiRRDecember 20, 19925'10"165
Mitsuo YoshikawaLLApril 6, 19885'10"165Fukuoka, Fukuoka JP
Kakeru YamanobeRRMay 24, 19945'6"163
Hotaka YamakawaRRNovember 23, 19915'9"231
Haruka YamadaRRSeptember 30, 19965'10"172
Nien Ting WuLRJune 7, 19935'10"165, TW
Yutaro WatanabeRRSeptember 21, 20006'2"198
Kento WatanabeRRDecember 26, 19985'9"246
Gakuto WakabayashiRRApril 13, 19985'9"158
Tetsuya UtsumiLLApril 29, 19826'1"198Joyo, Kyoto JP
Towa UemaRRJanuary 31, 20015'10"174
Brandon TysingerRRJune 15, 19985'10"185
Ryusei TsunashimaLRJanuary 21, 20005'10"167
Sena TsugeRRJune 3, 19975'8"182
Ren OmagariRRMay 21, 19985'10"171
Masatoshi OkadaRRJune 30, 19895'7"176
Ryuya OgawaLLSeptember 3, 19915'11"154Chiba, Chiba JP
Junichiro KishiRRDecember 8, 19965'8"171
Fumikazu KimuraRRSeptember 13, 19885'11"180, Tokyo JP
Seiji KawagoeLLJune 30, 19935'8"176
Yuji KanekoSRApril 24, 19905'10"154
Sho ItohRRFebruary 10, 19995'10"158, JP
Hiroki InoueRRJuly 17, 20015'11"180
Tatsuya ImaiRRMay 9, 19985'11"154
Keisuke HondaRRApril 24, 19935'10"176, JP
Shota HiranumaLRAugust 16, 19975'10"172, JP
Katsunori HiraiRRDecember 20, 19915'11"183
Shota HamayaLLJanuary 26, 19995'8"169
Sosuke GendaLRFebruary 16, 19935'10"161
Reed GarrettRRJanuary 2, 19936'2"210Henrico, VA US
Masato KumashiroRRApril 18, 19895'8"158Kumiukena-gun, Ehime JP
Katsuhiko KumonLLMarch 4, 19925'8"165
Manaya NishikawaLRJune 10, 19995'10"171
Zach NealRRNovember 9, 19886'3"220Columbia, SC US
Takeya NakamuraRRAugust 15, 19835'9"225Daito, Osaka JP
Ryosuke MoriwakiRRJuly 13, 19925'8"154
Tomoya MoriLRAugust 8, 19955'6"176Sakai, JP
Yoshinobu MizukamiRRJuly 13, 19985'9"178
Tetsu MiyagawaRROctober 10, 19955'9"182
Ernesto MejiaRRDecember 2, 19856'5"260Guanare, Portuguesa VE
Daisuke MatsuzakaRRSeptember 13, 19806'0"205Tokyo, JP
Kouki MatsuokaRRAugust 31, 20005'10"178
Wataru MatsumotoRRNovember 28, 19965'9"185
Tatsushi MasudaRRApril 23, 19885'10"176
Takumi KuriyamaLRSeptember 3, 19835'10"187Kobe, Hyogo JP
Matt DermodyRLJuly 4, 19906'5"190Norwalk, IA US



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