Kenta Maeda

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Birthday
11, 1988
Birthplace
Osaka, Japan
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
11, 1988 (age 30)
Birthplace
Osaka, Japan

About

Japanese professional pitcher who signed an incentive-laden eight-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2016. He helped the Dodgers reach the 2017 World Series. 

Before Fame

He spent the first eight years of his baseball career playing with the Hiroshima Carp of Nippon Professional Baseball, where he twice won the Eiji Sawamura Award.

Trivia

He played for Japan at the 2013 World Baseball Classic and was named to the All-Tournament team. He was a five-time all-star in Japan.

Family Life

He married Saho Narushima in 2012 and has a sister.

Associated With

He was brought in to shore up the Dodgers' rotation behind ace Clayton Kershaw.