Hideaki Aikawa

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Hideaki Aikawa

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pitcher Hideaki Aikawa played for the Yokohama Taiyo Whales from 1986 to 1989 and in 1991. Though the young pitcher got off to a semi-promising start -- he was 4-0 with a 4.22 ERA in 59 2/3 innings in 1986 and he had a 3.96 mark in 77 1/3 frames the next year -- he struggled the final three campaigns of his career (ERAs of 4.88, 6.10 and 9.00, respectively). Overall, he was 12-13 with a 4.45 ERA in 75 games (36 starts).