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Japanese League | Seibu wins Kikuchi rights

Yhe Associated Press reports the Seibu Lions of Japan's Pacific League have won the right to negotiate with highly sought after high school pitcher Yusei Kikuchi. The 18-year-old left-hander, who drew interest from several major league teams but opted to stay in Japan, was selected by six out of Japan's 12 professional teams in the amateur draft Thursday, Oct. 29.

2009-10-29 03:55:24 | Source:

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