Junichi Tazawa

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Birthday
6, 1986
Birthplace
Kanagawa, Japan
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1986 (age 33)
Birthplace
Kanagawa, Japan

About

MLB pitcher who debuted in 2009 for the Boston Red Sox. He became one of the top relief pitchers on the World Series Champion Red Sox in 2013.

Before Fame

He played professional baseball in Japan before joining the MLB, and posted an ERA of 1.02 in 2008.

Trivia

He was the third Japanese player to debut in the MLB after never playing professionally in Japan.

Family Life

He was born in Kanagawa, Japan.

Associated With

His MLB debut came when he replaced John Smoltz on the Red Sox roster.