Hayato Sakamoto

Hayato Sakamoto (坂本 勇人, Sakamoto Hayato?, born December 14, 1988 in Itami, Hyōgo, Japan) is a Japanese shortstop with the Yomiuri Giants.

In 2008, Sakamoto became the first player in Giants franchise history to start a season opener while under the age of 20 since Hideki Matsui. He is widely regarded as one of the most promising young stars in all of Japanese professional baseball today.

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