Takashi Saito (斎藤 隆, Saitō Takashi) born February 14, 1970) is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher who is currently with the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of Nippon Professional Baseball.
Saito previously pitched for the Yokohama BayStars in the Japanese Central League, compiling a record of 87–80 over 13 seasons. A closer in his initial season of 2006, Saito finished 8th place in the National League Cy Young Award voting, receiving a single third place vote.
- ^  "2006 NL Cy Young Award" Retrieved on July 24, 2007.
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