Kento Ishida

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Kento Marc Ishida (石田健人マルク, Ishida Kento Maruku, born July 18, 1995 in Málaga, Spain) is a Spanish-born Belgian-Japanese professional baseball player. He plays pitcher for the Chunichi Dragons.

Ishida was born to a Belgian father and Japanese mother in Spain, but moved to Nagoya, Aichi, Japan when he was 3 months old.

Ishida is a graduate of the Toho High School baseball program where he took over as the ace from future Dragons teammate Taisuke Maruyama. He is also a graduate of Ryukoku University.

On 26 October 2017, Ishida was selected as the 2nd draft pick in the development player round for the Chunichi Dragons at the 2017 NPB Draft and on 7 November signed a development player contract with a ¥2,000,000 moving allowance and a ¥3,000,000 yearly salary.