Reporter Seongdae Moon = Hirokazu Sawamura (35), who played for the Boston Red Sox in 2021 and 2022, returns to Japanese professional baseball.
The Yomiuri Shimbun reported on the 29th 토토사이트 that Sawamura is returning to Japan after three seasons.
Sawamura returns to the Chiba Lotte Marines.
Sawamura, who debuted with the Yomiuri Giants in 2011, moved to Chiba Lotte in a trade in September 2020.
After qualifying as a free agent (FA) at the end of the 2020 season, Sawamura signed a two-year contract with Boston.
Sawamura played in 49 games last year, recording an average ERA of 3.37 with 1 win and 1 loss. He went 6-2 with an ERA of 3.39 in his big league career.
Sawamura played an active part in Nippon Professional Baseball with a career record of 48 wins, 52 losses, 75 saves, and an average ERA of 2.77 with 64 holds.