Yoshitomo Tsutsugo

Yoshitomo Tsutsugo
Tsutsugo with the Yokohama DeNA BayStars
Yokohama DeNA BayStars – No. 25
Left fielder
Born: (1991-11-26) November 26, 1991
Hashimoto, Wakayama, Japan
Bats: Left Throws: Right
October 5, 2010, for the Yokohama BayStars
Career statistics
(through August 14, 2018)
Batting average .287
Hits 809
Home runs 162
Runs batted in 507
Runs 416
Career highlights and awards

Yoshitomo Tsutsugo (筒香 嘉智, Tsutsugō Yoshitomo, born November 26, 1991 in Hashimoto, Wakayama, Japan) is a professional Japanese baseball player. He plays Left fielder[1] for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars.


Tsutsugo made his rookie debut at age 18 and played 3 games in 2010. He played 40 games in 2011, 108 games in 2012 and 23 games in 2013.

He became a regular on the team in the 2014 season and played in 114 games. He hit 22 home runs, drove in 77 RBI, and hit .300 with an OBP of .373.

In 2015, he was selected to his first All Star Game. He hit 24 home runs, drove in 95 runs, and hit .309 with an OBP of .395.

In 2016, he was selected to his second consecutive All Star Game and was the All Star Game MVP. He led with Central League in home runs (44) and RBI (110). He also had career highs in batting average (.322) and OBP (.430).

In 2018, he selected 2018 NPB All-Star game.[2]

International Carrer

He playing for Japan national baseball team in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Tsutsugoh was named the Pool B Most Valuable Player after batting .364.[3]


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