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Kenta Maeda with the Hiroshima Toyo Carp
|Born: April 11, 1988
Tadaoka, Osaka, Japan
|NPB: April 5, 2008, for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp|
|MLB: April 6, 2016, for the Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Earned run average||2.39|
(through June 30, 2019)
|Earned run average||3.80|
|Career highlights and awards|
Kenta Maeda (born April 11, 1988) is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp. He won the 2010 Eiji Sawamura Award with a record of 15–8 and a 2.21 ERA, with 174 strikeouts in 215 and 2/3 innings, and six complete games with two shutouts. He also became the youngest pitcher in Japanese baseball history to achieve the pitching Triple Crown in the same year. He won the Sawamura Award for the second time in 2015.
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