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NPB wrap 10-23-21

On Friday, we had some news about Seiya Suzuki. I’ve written about his physical playing skills and attributes on his profile page, and on Saturday I wrote about why I expect Suzuki will succeed where some other Japanese stars have struggled in MLB.

Otherwise today, we’ve got news about three managers and some teams whose Halloween tricks and treats came early in Saturday’s games.

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NPB Wrap 10-14-21

On Thursday, Brandon Laird was named the winner of the Pacific League’s Sayonara Award for September, but while Sayonara Sushi would be a heck of a nickname, Laird has been more of a detonator this week, driving in the game’s first run for three straight days in the Lotte Marines’ top-of-the-table series against the Orix Buffaloes in Osaka.

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