There are 64 Japanese MLB players in the database

Kohei
Arihara

RHP Texas Rangers

(Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, Texas Rangers)

有原航平 (ありはら・こうへい)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 28

(189cm, 95kg)

MLB Debut:
2021-04-03 (28)

Hirokazu
Sawamura

RHP Boston Red Sox

(Yomiuri Giants, Chiba Lotte Marines, Boston Red Sox )

澤村拓一 (さわむら・ひろかず)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 33

6-0, 212lb (183cm, 96kg)

MLB Debut:
2021-04-02 (32)

Shun
Yamaguchi

RHP Toronto Blue Jays

(San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue Jays, Yokohama DeNA BayStars, Yomiuri Giants)

山口俊 (やまぐち・しゅん)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 33

6-2, 198lb (188cm, 89kg)

MLB Debut:
2020-07-26 (33)

Shogo
Akiyama

OF Cincinnati Reds

(Saitama Seibu Lions, Cincinnati Reds)

秋山翔吾 (あきやま・しょうご)

Bats: L Throws: R

Current Age 33

6-0, 190lb (183cm, 86kg)

MLB Debut:
2020-07-24 (32)

Yoshitomo
Tsutsugo

OF/DH Los Angeles Dodgers (Minor)

(Tampa Bay Rays, Yokohama DeNA BayStars)

筒香嘉智 (つつごう・よしとも)

Bats: L Throws: R

Current Age 29

6-0, 225lb (183cm, 102kg)

MLB Debut:
2020-07-24 (28)

Yusei
Kikuchi

LHP Seattle Mariners

(Saitama Seibu Lions, Seattle Mariners)

菊池雄星 (きくち・ゆうせい)

Bats: L Throws: L

Current Age 30

6-0, 194lb (183cm, 87kg)

MLB Debut:
2019-03-21 (27)

Kazuhisa
Makita

RHP San Diego Padres

(San Diego Padres, Saitama Seibu Lions, Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles)

牧田和久 (まきた・かずひさ)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 36

5-10, 181lb (178cm, 82kg)

MLB Debut:
2018-03-30 (33)

Yoshihisa
Hirano

RHP Arizona Diamondbacks

(Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners, ORIX Buffaloes)

平野佳寿 (ひらの・よしひさ)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 37

6-1, 185lb (185cm, 83kg)

MLB Debut:
2018-03-29 (34)

Shohei
Ohtani

DH/P Los Angeles Angels

(Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, Los Angeles Angels)

大谷翔平 (おおたに・しょうへい)

Bats: L Throws: R

Current Age 27

6-4, 210lb (193cm, 95kg)

MLB Debut:
2018-03-29 (23)

Kenta
Maeda

RHP Minnesota Twins

(Los Angeles Dodgers, Hiroshima Toyo Carp)

前田健太 (まえだ・けんた)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 33

6-1, 184lb (182cm, 81kg)

MLB Debut:
2016-04-06 (27)

Toru
Murata

RHP Cleveland Indians

(Cleveland Indians, Yomiuri Giants, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters)

村田透 (むらた・とおる)

Bats: L Throws: R

Current Age 36

6-0, 175lb (183cm, 79kg)

MLB Debut:
2015-06-28 (30)

Tsuyoshi
Wada

LHP Chicago Cubs

(Chicago Cubs, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks)

和田毅 (わだ・つよし)

Bats: L Throws: L

Current Age 40

5-11, 180lb (180cm, 81kg)

MLB Debut:
2014-07-08 (33)

Masahiro
Tanaka

RHP New York Yankees

(New York Yankees, Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles)

田中将大 (たなか・まさひろ)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 32

(188cm, 93kg)

MLB Debut:
2014-04-04 (25)

Kensuke
Tanaka

OF San Francisco Giants

(San Francisco Giants, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters)

田中賢介 (たなか・けんすけ)

Bats: L Throws: R

Current Age 40

5-9, 170lb (175cm, 77kg)

MLB Debut:
2013-07-09 (32)

Kyuji
Fujikawa

RHP Chicago Cubs

(Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers, Hanshin Tigers)

藤川球児 (ふじかわ・きゅうじ)

Bats: L Throws: R

Current Age 40

6-0, 190lb (183cm, 86kg)

MLB Debut:
2013-04-01 (32)

Hisashi
Iwakuma

RHP Seattle Mariners

(Seattle Mariners, Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles)

岩隈久志 (いわくま・ひさし)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 40

6-3, 210lb (190cm, 95kg)

MLB Debut:
2012-04-20 (31)

Yu
Darvish

RHP San Diego Padres

(Texas Rangers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres)

ダルビッシュ有 (だるびっしゅ・ゆう)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 34

6-5, 220lb (196cm, 100kg)

MLB Debut:
2012-04-09 (25)

Munenori
Kawasaki

INF Toronto Blue Jays

(Seattle Mariners, Toronto Blue Jays, Chicago Cubs, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks)

川崎宗則 (かわさき・むねのり)

Bats: L Throws: R

Current Age 40

5-11, 175lb (180cm, 79kg)

MLB Debut:
2012-04-07 (30)

Norichika
Aoki

OF Milwaukee Brewers

(Milwaukee Brewers, Kansas City Royals, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, Houston Astros, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Mets, Tokyo Yakult Swallows)

青木宣親 (あおき・のりちか)

Bats: L Throws: R

Current Age 39

5-9, 180lb (175cm, 81kg)

MLB Debut:
2012-04-06 (30)

Yoshinori
Tateyama

RHP Texas Rangers

(Texas Rangers, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, Hanshin Tigers)

建山義紀 (たてやま・よしのり)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 45

5-10, 165lb (178cm, 74kg)

MLB Debut:
2011-05-24 (35)

Tsuyoshi
Nishioka

SS/2B Minnesota Twins

(Minnesota Twins, Chiba Lotte Marines, Hanshin Tigers)

西岡剛 (にしおか・つよし)

Bats: S Throws: R

Current Age 36

6-1, 175lb (185cm, 79kg)

MLB Debut:
2011-04-01 (26)

Ryota
Igarashi

RHP New York Mets

(New York Mets, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, Tokyo Yakult Swallows, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks)

五十嵐亮太 (いがらし・りょうた)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 42

5-11, 200lb (180cm, 90kg)

MLB Debut:
2010-04-08 (30)

Hisanori
Takahashi

LHP New York Mets

(New York Mets, Los Angeles Angels, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, Yomiuri Giants, Yokohama DeNA BayStars)

高橋尚成 (たかはし・ひさのり)

Bats: L Throws: L

Current Age 46

5-10, 180lb (178cm, 81kg)

MLB Debut:
2010-04-07 (35)

Junichi
Tazawa

RHP Boston Red Sox

(Boston Red Sox , Miami Marlins, Los Angeles Angels)

田沢純一 (たざわ・じゅんいち)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 35

5-11, 200lb (180cm, 90kg)

MLB Debut:
2009-08-07 (23)

Ken
Takahashi

LHP New York Mets

(New York Mets, Hiroshima Toyo Carp)

高橋建 (たかはし・けん)

Bats: L Throws: L

Current Age 52

6-0, 200lb (183cm, 90kg)

MLB Debut:
2009-05-02 (40)

Kenshin
Kawakami

RHP Atlanta Braves

(Atlanta Braves, Chunichi Dragons)

川上憲伸 (かわかみ・けんしん)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 46

5-11, 200lb (180cm, 90kg)

MLB Debut:
2009-04-11 (33)

Koji
Uehara

RHP Boston Red Sox

(Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers, Boston Red Sox , Chicago Cubs, Yomiuri Giants)

上原浩治 (うえはら・こうじ)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 46

6-2, 195lb (188cm, 88kg)

MLB Debut:
2009-04-08 (34)

Yasuhiko
Yabuta

RHP Kansas City Royals

(Kansas City Royals, Chiba Lotte Marines)

薮田安彦 (やぶた・やすひこ)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 48

6-2, 190lb (188cm, 86kg)

MLB Debut:
2008-04-05 (34)

Hiroki
Kuroda

RHP Los Angeles Dodgers

(Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, Hiroshima Toyo Carp)

黒田博樹 (くろだ・ひろき)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 46

6-1, 205lb (185cm, 92kg)

MLB Debut:
2008-04-04 (33)

Masahide
Kobayashi

RHP Cleveland Indians

(Cleveland Indians, Chiba Lotte Marines, Yomiuri Giants, ORIX Buffaloes)

小林雅英 (こばやし・まさひで)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 47

6-0, 195lb (183cm, 88kg)

MLB Debut:
2008-04-02 (33)

Kosuke
Fukudome

RF Chicago Cubs

(Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, Chunichi Dragons, Hanshin Tigers)

福留孝介 (ふくどめ・こうすけ)

Bats: L Throws: R

Current Age 44

6-0, 200lb (183cm, 90kg)

MLB Debut:
2008-03-31 (30)

Kazuo
Fukumori

RHP Texas Rangers

(Texas Rangers, Yokohama DeNA BayStars, Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles)

福盛和男 (ふくもり・かずお)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 44

6-0, 175lb (183cm, 79kg)

MLB Debut:
2008-03-31 (31)

Masumi
Kuwata

RHP Pittsburgh Pirates

(Yomiuri Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates)

桑田真澄 (くわた・ますみ)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 53

5-10, 185lb (178cm, 83kg)

MLB Debut:
2007-06-10 (39)

Kei
Igawa

LHP New York Yankees

(New York Yankees, Hanshin Tigers, ORIX Buffaloes)

井川慶 (いがわ・けい)

Bats: L Throws: L

Current Age 41

6-1, 210lb (185cm, 95kg)

MLB Debut:
2007-04-07 (27)

Daisuke
Matsuzaka

RHP Boston Red Sox

(Saitama Seibu Lions, Boston Red Sox , New York Mets, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, Chunichi Dragons)

松坂大輔 (まつざか・だいすけ)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 40

6-0, 205lb (183cm, 92kg)

MLB Debut:
2007-04-05 (26)

Hideki
Okajima

LHP Boston Red Sox

(Boston Red Sox , Oakland Athletics, Yomiuri Giants, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, Yokohama DeNA BayStars)

岡島秀樹 (おかじま・ひでき)

Bats: L Throws: L

Current Age 45

6-1, 195lb (185cm, 88kg)

MLB Debut:
2007-04-02 (31)

Akinori
Iwamura

2B/3B Tampa Bay Rays

(Tampa Bay Rays, Pittsburgh Pirates, Oakland Athletics, Tokyo Yakult Swallows, Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles)

岩村明憲 (いわむら・あきのり)

Bats: L Throws: R

Current Age 42

5-9, 200lb (175cm, 90kg)

MLB Debut:
2007-04-02 (28)

Takashi
Saito

RHP Los Angeles Dodgers

(Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox , Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers, Arizona Diamondbacks, Yokohama DeNA BayStars, Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles)

斎藤隆 (さいとう・たかし)

Bats: L Throws: R

Current Age 51

6-2, 200lb (188cm, 90kg)

MLB Debut:
2006-04-09 (36)

Kenji
Johjima

C Seattle Mariners

(Seattle Mariners, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, Hanshin Tigers)

城島健司 (じょうじま・けんじ)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 45

6-0, 205lb (183cm, 92kg)

MLB Debut:
2006-04-03 (29)

Norihiro
Nakamura

INF Los Angeles Dodgers

(Los Angeles Dodgers, Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes, Chunichi Dragons, Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, Yokohama DeNA BayStars)

中村紀洋 (なかむら・のりひろ)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 47

5-10, 205lb (178cm, 92kg)

MLB Debut:
2005-04-10 (31)

Keiichi
Yabu

RHP Oakland Athletics

(Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles)

藪恵壹 (やぶ・けいいち)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 52

6-0, 200lb (183cm, 90kg)

MLB Debut:
2005-04-09 (36)

Tadahito
Iguchi

2B Chicago White Sox

(Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Phillies, San Diego Padres, Chiba Lotte Marines, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks)

井口資仁 (いぐち・ただひと)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 46

5-10, 185lb (178cm, 83kg)

MLB Debut:
2005-04-04 (30)

Kazuhito
Tadano

RHP Cleveland Indians

(Cleveland Indians, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters)

多田野数人 (ただの・かずひと)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 41

6-0, 180lb (183cm, 81kg)

MLB Debut:
2004-04-27 (24)

Shingo
Takatsu

RHP Chicago White Sox

(Chicago White Sox, New York Mets, Tokyo Yakult Swallows)

高津臣吾 (たかつ・しんご)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 52

6-0, 180lb (183cm, 81kg)

MLB Debut:
2004-04-09 (35)

Akinori
Otsuka

RHP San Diego Padres

(San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes, Chunichi Dragons)

大塚晶則 (おおつか・あきのり)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 49

6-0, 200lb (183cm, 90kg)

MLB Debut:
2004-04-06 (32)

Kazuo
Matsui

2B/SS New York Mets

(New York Mets, Colorado Rockies, Houston Astros, Saitama Seibu Lions, Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles)

松井稼頭央 (まつい・かずお)

Bats: S Throws: R

Current Age 45

5-10, 187lb (178cm, 84kg)

MLB Debut:
2004-04-06 (28)

Micheal
Nakamura

RHP Minnesota Twins

(Minnesota Twins, Toronto Blue Jays, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, Yomiuri Giants, Saitama Seibu Lions)

マイケル中村 (なかむら・マイケル)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 44

5-10, 170lb (178cm, 77kg)

MLB Debut:
2003-06-07 (26)

Hideki
Matsui

LF/DH New York Yankees

(New York Yankees, Los Angeles Angels, Oakland Athletics, Tampa Bay Rays, Yomiuri Giants)

松井秀喜 (まつい・ひでき)

Bats: L Throws: R

Current Age 47

6-2, 210lb (188cm, 95kg)

MLB Debut:
2003-03-31 (28)

So
Taguchi

OF St. Louis Cardinals

(St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, ORIX BlueWave)

田口壮 (たぐち・そう)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 53

5-10, 170lb (178cm, 77kg)

MLB Debut:
2002-06-10 (33)

Kazuhisa
Ishii

LHP Los Angeles Dodgers

(Tokyo Yakult Swallows, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Saitama Seibu Lions)

石井一久 (いしい・かずひさ)

Bats: L Throws: L

Current Age 47

6-0, 215lb (183cm, 97kg)

MLB Debut:
2002-04-06 (28)

Satoru
Komiyama

RHP New York Mets

(New York Mets, Chiba Lotte Marines, Yokohama DeNA BayStars)

小宮山悟 (こみやま・さとる)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 55

6-0, 183lb (183cm, 83kg)

MLB Debut:
2002-04-04 (36)

Takahito
Nomura

LHP Milwaukee Brewers

(Milwaukee Brewers, ORIX Buffaloes, Yomiuri Giants)

野村貴仁 (のむら・たかひと)

Bats: L Throws: L

Current Age 52

5-7, 175lb (170cm, 79kg)

MLB Debut:
2002-04-03 (33)

Tsuyoshi
Shinjo

OF New York Mets

(New York Mets, San Francisco Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters)

新庄剛志 (しんじょう・つよし)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 49

6-1, 185lb (185cm, 83kg)

MLB Debut:
2001-04-03 (29)

Ichiro
Suzuki

RF Seattle Mariners

(New York Yankees, Miami Marlins, ORIX BlueWave, Seattle Mariners)

鈴木一朗 (すずき・いちろう)

Bats: L Throws: R

Current Age 47

5-11, 175lb (180cm, 79kg)

MLB Debut:
2001-04-02 (27)

Kazuhiro
Sasaki

RHP Seattle Mariners

(Seattle Mariners, Yokohama DeNA BayStars)

佐々木主浩 (ささき・かずひと)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 53

6-4, 209lb (193cm, 94kg)

MLB Debut:
2000-04-05 (32)

Tomokazu
Ohka

RHP Boston Red Sox

(Boston Red Sox , Montreal Expos, Washington Nationals, Milwaukee Brewers, Toronto Blue Jays, Cleveland Indians, Yokohama DeNA BayStars)

大家友和 (おおか・ともかず)

Bats: S Throws: R

Current Age 45

6-1, 205lb (185cm, 92kg)

MLB Debut:
1999-07-19 (23)

Masao
Kida

RHP Detroit Tigers

(Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Seattle Mariners, Yomiuri Giants, ORIX Buffaloes, Tokyo Yakult Swallows, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters)

木田優夫 (きだ・まさお)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 52

6-3, 210lb (190cm, 95kg)

MLB Debut:
1999-04-05 (30)

Masato
Yoshii

RHP New York Mets

(New York Mets, Colorado Rockies, Montreal Expos, Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes, Tokyo Yakult Swallows, ORIX Buffaloes)

吉井理人 (よしい・まさと)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 56

6-2, 210lb (188cm, 95kg)

MLB Debut:
1998-04-05 (32)

Hideki
Irabu

RHP New York Yankees

(New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, Chiba Lotte Marines, Hanshin Tigers, Montreal Expos)

伊良部秀輝 (いらぶ・ひでき)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 42

6-4, 240lb (193cm, 108kg)

MLB Debut:
1997-07-10 (28)

Takashi
Kashiwada

LHP New York Mets

(New York Mets, Yomiuri Giants)

柏田貴史 (かしわだ・たかし)

Bats: L Throws: L

Current Age 50

5-11, 165lb (180cm, 74kg)

MLB Debut:
1997-05-01 (25)

Shigetoshi
Hasegawa

RHP Los Angeles Angels

(Los Angeles Angels, Seattle Mariners, ORIX BlueWave)

長谷川滋利 (はせがわ・しげとし)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 52

5-11, 160lb (180cm, 72kg)

MLB Debut:
1997-04-05 (28)

Mac
Suzuki

RHP Kansas City Royals

(Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals, Colorado Rockies, Milwaukee Brewers, ORIX Buffaloes)

鈴木誠 (すずき・まこと)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 46

6-3, 195lb (190cm, 88kg)

MLB Debut:
1996-07-07 (21)

Hideo
Nomo

RHP Los Angeles Dodgers

(Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes, Milwaukee Brewers, Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox , Tampa Bay Rays, Kansas City Royals)

野茂英雄 (のも・ひでお)

Bats: R Throws: R

Current Age 52

6-2, 210lb (188cm, 95kg)

MLB Debut:
1995-05-02 (26)

Masanori
Murakami

LHP San Francisco Giants

(San Francisco Giants, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, Hanshin Tigers)

村上雅則 (むらかみ・まさのり)

Bats: L Throws: L

Current Age 77

6-0, 180lb (183cm, 81kg)

MLB Debut:
1964-09-01 (20)