Scott Mathieson: Did You Know

2017

Mathieson finished his sixth season and will become the sixth Yomiuri Giant to spend seven or more seasons with the team in 2018. The other five: Wally Kaname Yonamine (ten), Andy Toshio Miyamoto (eight), Yi-Hao Lin (eight), Seong-Min Jo (seven), and Warren Cromartie (seven).

Source: Sponichi 12/6/2017

The Yomiuri Giants are planning to make Mathieson a pitcher captain next season.

Source: Sponichi 12/6/2017


Milestones

August 31, 2017 vs Hiroshima at Tokyo Dome – Mathieson recorded the 150th hold of his career and became the fifth player in NPB history (first foreign player) to reach the milestone.

Source: Sports Hochi 9/1/2017

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