|Bats / Throws||Right / Right|
|Date of Birth||3/8/1984|
|Height, Weight||6'1", 185 lbs|
Hirano (2-3) pitched a scoreless 11th inning, allowing a walk and striking out one, to earn the win in against the Mets on Saturday.
Hirano was the pitcher of record when Tim Locastro provided a walkoff single in the bottom of the 11th. Hirano has a 5.48 ERA and 1.50 WHIP in 27 appearances spanning 21.1 innings this season, with his typical usage coming as a middle reliever or setup man.