Grösse: 174 cm
Gewicht: 87 kg
Geb.: 24.06.1989 in Shizuoka, JPN
Watanabe grounded into a fielder's choice in the third inning against the Wil Devils in what was his 200th plate appearance in the NLA.
Watanabe won the Triple Crown with a .455 batting average, 6 homers and 48 RBIs, which is the highest total since Thomas Landis' 56 RBIs in 2009.
Watanabe's and Robert Sedin's seven at-bats against the Zurich Barracudas tie the franchise high, last set by Carlos Peña on May 7, 2011 against the Zurich Lions. Watanabe's six hits are the most since Zeller's six hits on July 28, 2007 against the Embrach Rainbows.
Watanabe's 43 RBIs this season are the most since Manny Marchant's 43 in 2003.
Watanabe hit a pinch-hit single in his 100th plate appearance in the fourth inning against the Bern Cardinals.
Watanabe's 7 RBIs against the Lausanne Indians are the most since Thomas Landis' 7 on Apr. 28, 2007.