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Offline Mattionals

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Re: Trades with other leagues
« Topic Start: October 29, 2012, 03:45:11 PM »
No. Besides, other than the occasional Yu-type super pitcher, most Asian players are inferior to MLBers.

I think most Nippon Pro pitchers come over at an age when they are already acclimated to the HUGE strikezones of Japan.  Here, we actually have a strikezone.  They also have a smaller and less smooth ball.  This Tanaka kid is 23 and most of the "bad teaching" can be undone.