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Koji Uehara

Koji Uehara
Koji Uehara is a right-handed pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles in Major League Baseball. Uehara became the first Japanese-born player in Orioles history when he agreed to a two-year contract with the team in January 2009.

Uehara spent 10 seasons with the Japanese Central League's Yomiuri Giants in Nippon Professional Baseball, going 112-62 with a 3.01 ERA. He collected 1,376 strikeouts and walked only 206 hitters in 276 career games for the Giants, a 6.68 strikeouts-to-walks ratio. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound pitcher won the Sawamura Award, the Japanese version of the Cy Young Award, in 1999 and 2002.

Uehara was 2-0 with a 1.59 ERA for Japan in the 2006 World Baseball Classic...
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Koji Uehara is a right-handed pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles in Major League Baseball. Uehara became the first Japanese-born player in Orioles history when he agreed to a two-year contract with the team in January 2009.

Uehara spent 10 seasons with the Japanese Central League's Yomiuri Giants in Nippon Professional Baseball, going 112-62 with a 3.01 ERA. He collected 1,376 strikeouts and walked only 206 hitters in 276 career games for the Giants, a 6.68 strikeouts-to-walks ratio. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound pitcher won the Sawamura Award, the Japanese version of the Cy Young Award, in 1999 and 2002.

Uehara was 2-0 with a 1.59 ERA for Japan in the 2006 World Baseball Classic. He also represented Japan in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics, posting a save in two perfect innings as a closer in 2008 and going 1-0 with a 2.08 ERA to help Japan win the Bronze medal in 2004.

Uehara was born on April 3, 1975.
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  • Six teens arrested after police say one punched woman on train

    Six teens arrested after police say one punched woman on train
    Six teens were arrested after police accused one of them of punching a woman without provocation onboard a light rail train. At 6:20 p.m., Maryland Transportation Authority police said three boys and three girls between the ages of 13 and 14 were on a...
  • Pikesville's Sall not 100 percent, but good enough to win

    Pikesville's Sall not 100 percent, but good enough to win
    LANDOVER — Maury Sall's knee is feeling better, and that could be bad news for Pikesville's opponents and other Class 1A schools. Sall led Pikesville to its first indoor track state title last year and was named All-Metro Performer of the Year...
  • Necklaces valued at $15,759 stolen from Arundel Mills

    Necklaces valued at $15,759 stolen from Arundel Mills
    Four men stole two diamond necklaces valued at $15,759 from a jewelry store at Arundel Mills mall in Hanover Saturday night. At around 7 p.m., the burglars entered Royal Jewelers, reached over the counter, stole the necklaces from a display case and ran...
  • Baltimore police seek details on alleged BGF member still at large

    Baltimore police seek details on alleged BGF member still at large
    Baltimore police are asking for the public's assistance in finding one of 48 alleged members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang indicted earlier this month. Gerald Johnson, 31, is alleged to be a leader of the gang who authorized the murders of...
  • Police investigate Highlandtown bank robbery

    A morning bank robbery and the ensuing search for suspects in the area shut down a stretch of Pratt Street on Friday.  Police said that two men robbed at gunpoint the Hopkins Federal Savings Bank at the corner of East Pratt and South Eaton streets at...
  • Police seek man in attempted dirt bike robbery

    Police seek man in attempted dirt bike robbery
    Baltimore County police are continuing to investigate an attempted armed robbery where the suspects tried to steal dirt bikes as they were being loaded onto a truck in July. Police released on Friday a photo of a man they believe has information about...
  • Baltimore Metro Baseball cancels 2014 season

    Baltimore Metro Baseball cancels 2014 season
    An amateur baseball league with a reputation for luring many of the area's top players will not field teams in 2014, according to an announcement on its website. Baltimore Metro Baseball, which has fielded teams in multiple age divisions since 1977,...
  • Forsyth named Gatorade Maryland Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year

    Forsyth named Gatorade Maryland Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year
    After leading a dominant Severna Park cross country team last fall, Ryan Forsyth received some individual recognition on Wednesday. The Falcons star has been named Gatorade Maryland Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year, capping a season in which...
  • Man sought in theft from Spencer's in Harford Mall

    Bel Air Police Department detectives are investigating a theft from Spencer's Gifts in Harford Mall on Tuesday afternoon. Just before 1 p.m., a man gained access to the cash register and removed approximately $200 in cash, BAPD Detective Sgt. Jim Lockard...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule and closings

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday, Jan. 20: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Courts Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll,...
  • Switch, signal problems cause MARC delays

    Switch, signal problems cause MARC delays
    MARC experienced significant delays arriving and departing Union Station on Friday night due to switch and signal problems, the Maryland Transit Administration said. At least one train — a late-afternoon departure to Washington — was canceled....
  • Man robbed by men with BB gun in Severn

    Man robbed by men with BB gun in Severn
    A 23-year-old man was robbed by two men with a BB gun in Severn Saturday, Anne Arundel County police said. The suspects confronted the victim near Citadel and Stone Castle drives shortly after 3:30 p.m. and demanded money, police said. The victim...