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Tazawa now on the market

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Oct 30, 2008 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

As he requested, Junichi Tazawa was not selected by any teams in the Japanese draft and is now free to sign with a Major League team.

Tazawa reportedly throws 97 and was scouted by many teams while playing in Japan’s Corporate League. Scouts and those knowledgeable about Japanese baseball have said he’s overhyped. But a 22-year-old free agent who throws hard will certainly get a chance with somebody.




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