Hideaki Wakui

37-Year-Old PitcherP
 Free Agent  Foreign
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PFree Agent  F
November 8, 2013
Wakui has elected to become a free agent and could sign with another NPB team, the Kyodo news service reports. He was 5-7 with seven saves with a 3.90 ERA and 79:29 BB:K ration in 92.1 innings last season.
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Wakui was the Lions' top starter and then moved to the bullpen where he thrived as a closer. He's just 27-years old and won't be eligible for international free agency until 2015. It once looked like he may a pitching star who could move to MLB, but his career appears to be on the decline.
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Elbow
May 6, 2011
Wakui was shut down with a sore elbow, the Kyodo news service reports.
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April 25, 2009
Wakui become the first pitcher in NPB history to strike out every batter in the opposing lineup on April 24, when accomplished the feat against the Chiba Lotte Marines.
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