|Birth Day||December 25, 1975|
|Age||45 YEARS OLD|
All-Star lefty reliever known for his funky over-the-top delivery. He was part of the 2007 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox.
He played baseball at Higashiyama High School in Japan.
He joined the Oakland Athletics in 2013.
He married Yuka Kurihara in 2001.
Designated hitter David Ortiz was his teammate on the Red Sox.