All Professional Baseball Statistics for Koji Uehara. Uehara graduated from the Osaka University of Health and Sport Sciences. All-Star, his first selection in MLB. by a line drive. “If you’re watching on TV, it’s probably a step above what you’re seeing,” Farrell said at the time. Uehara made the Rays look silly with his sinking splitter and rising 88-mph fastball in the American League Division Series, then fooled the Tigers in the Championship Series, pitching six scoreless innings over five games while striking out nine and allowing just four hits. He has 12 wins and 2 saves, without a loss in his 25 appearances from the above events. by Retrosheet. Jugó en la final de 2008, su último año en Japón, pero su club perdió contra los Seibu Lions. His 0.57 WHIP (33 hits, 9 walks) was the best single-season mark in MLB history for any pitcher with at least 40 innings. On September 10, 2009, it was announced that Uehara would be out for the remainder of the season. “When you see Koji come flying off the mound giving high fives, you look to get out of the way.”. Terminaría el 2011 con un récord total de 2-3, efectividad de 2.35 y 85 ponches en 65 entradas. by a line drive. GET BREAKING NEWS IN YOUR BROWSER. Uehara chose not to participate in the 2009 World Baseball Classic. Tigers ended with him being struck on the right wrist and fracturing it, He had a successful rookie year in the Sox lost Koji for the Suffered a right wrist non-displaced distal radius fracture on 8/7 at DET...Entered a 7-2 game in the bottom of the 9th with 1 out and the bases loaded...Fanned Jose Iglesias for the 2nd out and fielded Ian Kinsler's line drive off his wrist for the final out and save. In 1998, Uehara rejected a contract worth $3 million from the then-Anaheim Angels and signed with Yomiuri. The Angels had expressed their continued interest in Uehara, as scouting director Eddie Bane had stated that acquiring either Uehara or Daisuke Matsuzakawas a top priority for the team. 400.0 IP) ... Named a 2014 A.L. During Boston's post-win celebrations on the field, David Ortiz playfully lifted Uehara over his shoulder after games five and six. Between July 9 and September 17, Uehara retired 37 [7], Uehara's 2013 season was one of the most dominant by any relief pitcher in baseball history. In 2006, he joined Team Japan for the World Baseball Classic and earned 2 wins, improving his unbeaten record in international competition (including amateur appearances) to 12 wins in 21 appearances. )[12] Uehara threw the winning pitch in the series, closing out the 6–1 win over the Cardinals in Game 6 at Fenway Park, Boston. Through the 2013 En la Serie Divisional, Uehara lanzó dos entradas sin permitir carreras, pero los Medias Rojas fueron barridos por los Indios de Cleveland en tres juegos.[12]​. And the Red Sox signed him to a one-year contract in December 2012 that was due to pay him $4.25 million as a depth reliever. On the 2013 Red Sox, Koji Uehara was that guy. “I think teammates can feed off of other individuals in different ways,” Farrell said. consecutive batters, exceeding the previous franchise record of 32, and nearing muscle. Baltimore Orioles ponen a RHP Koji Uehara en la 15-día lista de deshabilitado retroactivo al June 24, 2009. [8][9] Uehara finished the regular season with a 1.09 ERA, a 2.08 xFIP, and struck out 38.1% of batters he faced. [13], On July 9, 2014, Uehara was named to his first career All-Star Game, replacing injured New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. At the start of 2015, Koji signed In 1998, Uehara rejected a contract worth $3 million from the then-Anaheim En el Juego 4 de la Serie Mundial de 2013, Uehara eliminó al corredor emergente de los Cardenales de San Luis, Kolten Wong, para el registrar el último out de la victoria por 4-2 de los Medias Rojas. Esta página se editó por última vez el 8 oct 2020 a las 12:48. offseason. I’m not sure if I’m going to end up doing those kind of things.”. The magic was in his split-fingered fastball that ranged from about 77 to 86 mph and appeared to evaporate from the strikezone. Career: 22-26, 95 SV, 2.66 ERA, 572 SO, P, AllStar, RedSox/Orioles/... 2009-2017, t:R, born in Japan 1975 With his World Series win, Uehara became one of sixteen players in history to have won both a World Series and a World Baseball Classic [ja]. After closing for the Red Sox since the 2013 season, Uehara [24], After making nine appearances for Yomiuri in 2019, Uehara announced his retirement from professional baseball at the age of 44. He joined the Herald in 2015 after stops at the Globe, and (The next year Greg Holland matched his record for saves in the playoffs, tying Ganó tres veces el título de la Liga Central y dos veces la Serie de Japón (equivalente a la Serie Mundial de la MLB) en 2000 y 2002. El 30 de julio de 2011, Uehara fue intercambiado a los Rangers de Texas por Chris Davis y Tommy Hunter. [14] He signed a two-year extension with the Red Sox on October 30, 2014, after finishing the regular season with a 6–5 record, 2.52 ERA, 80 strikeouts in 64 1/3 innings, and 26 saves in 31 opportunities as the Red Sox failed to defend its title by finishing with a subpar 71-91 record. Boston Red Sox activan a RHP Koji Uehara de la 60-día lista de deshabilitado. Placed the highest among AL relievers in Cy Young Award voting (7th place). He was Boston Red Sox transferido RHP Koji Uehara de la 15-día lista de deshabilitado a la 60-día lista de deshabilitado. Boston Red Sox ponen a RHP Koji Uehara en la 15-día lista de deshabilitado retroactivo al March 27, 2015. [11]​, En 2016, Uehara terminó la temporada regular con un récord de 2-3, una efectividad de 3.45, 63 ponches en 47 entradas y 7 salvamentos después de pasar un tiempo en la lista de lesionados con una distensión pectoral. Between July 9 and September 17, Uehara retired 37 consecutive batters, exceeding the previous franchise record of 32, and nearing Bobby Jenks' MLB record of 41 for consecutive outs by a reliever. with the Yomiuri Giants and for the Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers and Red made his big league debut on April 8 against the New York Yankees. of 2014. shown interest in bidding for Uehara if and when he were to become available.