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Koji Uehara’s consecutive perfect saves and his Japanese stats/background

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Photo by Jim Davis of the Boston Globe (Note: stats are updated at the end of streak below) Yu Darvish is leading MLB with 240 strikeouts as of today (that is now the most in a season by Japanese pitcher, with passed Hideo Nomo’s 236 in 1995) and Hisashi Iwakuma and Hiroki Kuroda are both […]

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Japanese players in All-Star Games

Ichiro Suzuki hits for the first inside-the-park home run in All-Star game history in 2007. He won the game MVP award. (Photo: Brad Mangin/Sports Illustrated) MLB’s All-Star Game roster was announced today, and there are no Japanese Ball Players on it. Not even Ichiro Suzuki, who has been on the All-Star team every year since […]

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