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Yoshihisa HiranoRP | Arizona Diamondbacks
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wo of the three pitchers competing to be the D-backs' closer each threw an inning on Saturday afternoon, as Arizona fell, 11-2, to the Indians at Salt River Fields.
Spin: Yoshihisa Hirano, who spent the previous 12 seasons with the Orix Buffaloes of Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball League, worked the fourth inning, and allowed a run on a pair of hard-hit doubles. It was Hirano's first appearance, and he showed a bit of nerves when his first pitch of the game sailed to the backstop. "It was the first time, so there were a little nerves going on," Hirano said. "I was trying to get my command on all my fastballs, but I was putting a little too much on it, so they were going up. I wasn't happy with the outing, but I'm going to build up from here, get my body prepared and get my fastball command." Archie Bradley, meanwhile, worked the fifth inning, and allowed just one hit while striking out a batter, without allowing a run. His fastball was clocked as high as 97 mph. The other pitcher in competition for the closer's spot, Brad Boxberger, worked a scoreless inning Friday, allowing a walk, while striking out one.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Yoshihisa Hirano is not one for formalities. "Please call me Yoshi," the new Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher said Monday to open his introductory news conference. The 33-year-old right-hander agreed in December to a $6 million, two-year contract with the Diamondbacks after 12 seasons with Orix of Japan's ...
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The current trend indicates that there has been minimal movement in terms of ADDS or DROPS for Hirano. In the past week his own percentage has increased by 0.28% . Meanwhile his start percentage has decreased by 0.75% .
In the past 30 days, the highest own percentage for Hirano is 7.33% and his lowest is 1.87%. In terms of start percentages, his highest start percentage is 66.67% and lowest is 0.00%.
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