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The South Carolina native went an impressive 12-1 in his first NPB season last year for the Pacific League winners.

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The mainstream Japanese media continues to mess up on issues of race. It’s time for a new generation of talking heads.

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Here’s what you need to know before getting a pet in Japan

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