- Category : 1968-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (2,8,10,29,45)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sleeping Phoenix 1
Japanese sportsman, a Nippon Professional Baseball and Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher.
He played his entire NPB career with the Yokohama Taiyo Whales / Yokohama BayStars (1990–1999; 2004–2005). Sasaki played his entire MLB career with the Seattle Mariners (2000–2003).
In 1991, Sasaki married former idol singer Kaori Shimizu. Together they had two children. After returning to Japan in 2005, Sasaki continued his affair with actress Kanako Enomoto, who was 13 years his junior.
After Enomoto became pregnant, Shimizu divorced Sasaki on 18 March 2005.
Enomoto gave birth prematurely on 29 April 2005.