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NPB news: Jan. 11, 2023

We’re still three weeks from the start of spring camp, but things are going on. One player who tried MLB is returning with a new NPB team, while three more players have been selected, if not officially named, to Japan’s WBC team, and one former star has a new gig.

Shall we get to it?

Arihara now a Hawk

Kohei Arihara, the top pitcher in the Nippon Ham Fighters’ rotation after Shohei Ohtani’s departure and more recently a Texas Ranger, has returned to Japan with the SoftBank Hawks.

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