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2022 predictions

OK. I’ve been through a pair of Japan Baseball Weekly Podcast prediction shows, the first of which dropped last week regarding the PL, and the second, on the CL is to come out Monday, but time to do the necessary research in time for the shows is tight, and it’s hard to do as much as one would like.

I’m not a fan of predictions, because there are hundreds of things we can’t possibly know about a season even when it’s in progress, and to try and pick the winners in advance is little more than a fool’s errand. But here I go.

I basically looked for indicators of future success, based on what NPB teams have done in the past, and try and apply that to the teams from 2021 and see how they stack up.

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Heavy interest in Suzuki

More teams than expected have been reaching out to negotiate with Hiroshima Carp outfielder Seiya Suzuki, his agent, Joel Wolfe told Japanese media in an online interview on Sunday. Wolfe also said he’s turned down teams wishing to sign Suzuki before a lockout occurs in December.

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