A Japanese baseball outfielder, Kosuke Fukudome earned fame with the Chunichi Dragons. He was the Central League MVP in 2006. Fukudome moved to the Chicago Cubs for the 2008 season.
Casey McGehee, Hector Luna tearing up the Japanese Leagues
A month into NPB play, the leading hitters in both the Central and Pacific Leagues are former major leaguers playing in Japan for the first time. Here are some early numbers: Central League ? Hitting Hector Luna: .402/.462/.624, 3 HR in 117 AB Matt Murton: .362/.400/.474, 2 HR in 116 AB Tony Blanco: .346/.423/.841, 16?MLB's 10 Most Disappointing Teams of the Last 10 Years
Popular 2013 World Series picks like the Los Angeles Angels, Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays have stumbled out of the starting gate, but we have come to expect MLB disappointments over the past 10 years. Read on to refresh your memory. It would be premature to criticize anybody at the quarter pole, so this list only includes teams from the past decade of full seasons. All the following ...
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In 1996, at the age of 19, he became the youngest player to ever be chosen for an Olympic baseball team.
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