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MLB | Kikuchi will remain in Japan

Updating previous reports, Japanese pitching prospect Yusei Kikuchi has turned down offers from several Major League Baseball teams and will pitch in Japan next year, according to Reuters. As many as 10 professional teams in Japan, except the Yomiuri Giants and Hiroshima Toyo Carp, are expected to select him as their top pick at the Japanese amateur draft Thursday, Oct. 29, according to public broadcaster NHK.

2009-10-25 09:01:46 | Source:

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