Yoshihiro Doi (SEI) took off for Los Angeles on Friday out of Narita airport. Doi is heading to the US for a tryout that will take place on the 28th (29th in Japan). A number of MLB club are scheduled to attend. Doi is currently looking for any kind of deal he can get, including a minor league deal. It appears his bottom line is to play in the US.
Doi has also apparently started attending English conversation classes.