Kai with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks
|Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – No. 62|
|Born: November 5, 1992|
Ōita, Ōita, Japan
|June 7, 2014, for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks|
|Career statistics |
|Career highlights and awards|
He was selected for the 2018 NPB All-Star game. On October 10, 2018, he was selected for the Japan national baseball team at the 2018 MLB Japan All-Star Series. In the 2018 Japan Series, Kai set a Japan Series record with six consecutive caught stealings, and won the Japan Series Most Valuable Player Award.
- "マイナビオールスターゲーム2018 選手間投票結果". NPB.jp 日本野球機構 (in Japanese). July 3, 2018. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
- "「2018日米野球」に出場する侍ジャパントップチーム選手全28名が決定". 野球日本代表 侍ジャパン オフィシャルサイト (in Japanese). October 10, 2018. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
- Coskrey, Jason (November 4, 2018). "Hawks shut out Carp in Game 6, capture back-to-back Japan Series crowns". The Japan Times. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
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