Sugano leaves for U.S.

Yomiuri Giants ace Tomoyuki Sugano traveled to the United States on Friday to meet with agent Joel Wolfe, Sponichi Annex reported on Saturday, citing a source.

The 31-year-old Sugano, the pick of available players moving from Japan this winter, has long expressed a desire to play in the majors, but has also voiced concern about playing there in 2021 with the coronavirus pandemic still raging.

His deadline to sign a contract after being posted by the Giants of Japan’s Central League is Thursday, 5 p.m., EST.

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