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Before the 2016 season, I tabbed Senga as my breakout candidate for 2016. Fast forward 6 months, and the right-hander has emerged as one of the best pitchers in NPB.

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Kenta Maeda is not the only NPB import crossed the ocean this winter. As you may have noticed, there are a pair of relievers pitched in Japan in 2015 who will likely to see playing time in the big leagues for the first time this coming season. Although neither of them

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When it was announced that the Hiroshima Carp had decided to post Kenta Maeda, the right-hander finally got his long-awaited wish to play in the big leagues. Us fantasy owners also got our wishes — the chances to own the long-time Carp ace on our respective teams. We’ve already started wondering what

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Shohei Otani’s 2015 season ended in a disappointing fashion. In game one of the first round of the NPB playoffs (called Climax Series), the twenty-one-year old lasted only 2.2 innings while surrendering five runs on six hits and three walks to the Chiba Lotte Marines. He and Nippon Ham were

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Finding solid-hitting catchers, especially in deep leagues, is a tough task for dynasty owners. In fact, of 28 catchers who have logged more than 300 plate appearances in 2015, only 9 have posted above league-average offensive production. Here I introduce potential solutions who are currently in early stages in their

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The quarter pole of the 2015 season is in the rearview mirror. Time flies. This year, we’ve seen more than a few NPB young stars turning into legitimate dudes. In my opinion, the two guys I’ll talk about in this piece can be MLB regulars at the moment. Let’s take

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As the calendar ticks into late July and we’ve past the halfway through the 2015 season, we’ve seen quite a few breakout players here on the other side of the Pacific. Notably, a pair of center fielders have blossomed into legitimate superstars. Dynasty owners should be aware of these names. Put

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We’re about half way in the 2015 season. TDG Top 500 have been updated. Mid-season prospect rankings are coming. A little to many have changed since pre-season. Things aren’t much different on the other side of the sea. Here  I going to take a look at some names I mentioned

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Three of the game’s most feared sluggers are from Las Vegas. The astonishing Kris Bryant, the otherworldly Bryce Harper, and the future of the Texas Rangers, Joey Gallo. These ball mashers are well-known in the baseball world. These baseball monsters playing their way into sports section headlines. These guys are can’t-miss

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When Brandon Belt yanked out 17 long balls and posted an .841 OPS in 2013, we sensed his potential breakout. And we became confident of it after he went nuts in the first week of 2014, where he hit 5 dingers in 8 games. Unfortunately, his supposed-to-be breakout season was plagued

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