Otaki, Aito 愛斗 (あいと)
Seibu Lions | #53 | OF
Born: 04/05/1997 (age 22)
Height: 178cm
Weight: 84kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Osaka
Draft: 2015, 4th Round
History: 花咲徳栄高(甲)

[9/11/2017] Sky Perfect Farm MVP of the Month Awards for August

Eastern League

Aito Takeda, Seibu
16 G, 18-for-55, 4 HR, 10 RBI, 1 SB, .327 BA

Aito made the starting line-up in fourteen games in August. His slugging percentage (.600) was good for second in the league. His batting average, home runs, and RBI were among the top in the league in August.

Western League

Takuya Mitsuma, Chunichi
7 G, 2-1, 20.2 IP, 26 SO, 2 ER, 0.87 ERA

Mitsuma pitched in seven games in August. He was a stable presence out of the bullpen before recording two wins in two starts as a starter. He was the only pitcher in the league to record an ERA under 1.00 in August. His two wins were tied for first and he led the league in strikeouts (26).

Source: NPB 9/11/2017


[7/15/2016] NPB Player Registry Changes

The Seibu Lions announced that Aito Otaki’s registered name change change from Aito Otaki to Aito. The name on his uniform will also be Aito.

Source: Seibu announcementNikkan Sports 7/15/2016

The Nippon Ham Fighters announced that Yuya Himeno’s hitting status will change from right-handed to both.

Source: Nippon Ham announcement, Nikkan Sports 7/15/2016