【⚾️ MLB X KAISPO 💫】No.51
⭐️KAISPO Total No. #1005 (in English）
4 Japanese players, Shogo Akiyama, Yoshitomo Tsutsugo, Ryosuke Kikuchi, and Shun Yamaguchi, are trying to the MLB this offseason. The MLB announced today that Any club can negotiate with Ryosuke Kikuchi and Shun Yamaguchi as the two applicational processes to post were done.
Shun Yamaguchi, a 32-year-old right-hander, has played for 14 seasons in Nippon Professional baseball with Yokohama and Yomiuri.
Yamaguchi had 15-4 with 188 strikeouts and recorded the most wins, strikeouts and the highest winning rate in Central league.
He had 64-58 with a 3.35 ERA and 1053 Strikeouts in 1080.1 IP in his career.
Yamaguchi’s career records;
Ryosuke Kikuchi, a second baseman with the Hiroshima Toyo Carp, hit .261 with 13 homers, 48 RBIs, and 14 stolen bases over 138 games this season. The 29-year-old won the seven-time Golden Glove Award. He has been highly evaluated his fielding.
Kikuchi’s career records;
Any club in the MLB can negotiate with Yamaguchi and Kikuchi until Jan. 2, 5 p.m. EST.
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo, a 28-year-old outfielder, is one of Japanese sluggers. He has played for the Yokohama for 10 season.
He hit .285/.382/.528 with 205 homers, 613 RBIs in his 10 years career.
Tsutsugo hit the most homers and RBIs in 2016.
Tsutsugo’s career records;
Any club in the MLB can negotiate with Tsutsugo until Dec. 19.
Shogo Akiyama is a 31-year-old outfielder.
He played for the Seibu Lions for 9 years. He hit .301 with 179 hits this season. He recorded the most hits, 216 in NPB in the season of 2015. He had 4-time leading hitter, most hitter, and 6-time Golden Glove Award.
His hitting, fielding and running are in well balance.
He is Seeking to move to the MLB as an international free agent.
Akiyama’s career records;
Pictures are Yamaguchi, Kikuchi, Tsutsugo, and Akiyama from the left.
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