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Sanspo’s list of players likely headed to the Majors

by on Nov.06, 2011 @ 10:10 am, under MLB, NPB

Sanspo has compiled the following list of players that could be heading to the Majors next season*:

Via Posting:

Yu Darvish

Year Tm G W L Sv CG ShO BF IP H HR BB HBP SO WP BK R ER ERA WHIP
2011 HAM 28 18 6 0 10 6 885 232.0 156 5 36 6 276 10 1 42 37 1.44 0.83
Totals 167 93 38 0 55 18 4982 1268.1 916 58 333 50 1250 36 3 310 281 1.99 0.98

Norichika Aoki

Year Tm G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB CS SH SF BB HBP SO GIDP AVG SLG OBP OPS
2011 YAK 144 643 583 73 170 18 5 4 210 44 8 3 0 0 51 9 55 6 .292 .360 .358 .718
Totals 985 4431 3900 664 1284 192 22 84 1772 385 164 51 28 15 417 71 491 47 .329 .454 .402 .858

Via International FA Options:

Hisashi Iwakuma

Year Tm G W L Sv CG ShO BF IP H HR BB HBP SO WP BK R ER ERA WHIP
2011 RAK 17 6 7 0 2 1 471 119.0 106 6 19 5 90 1 0 34 32 2.42 1.05
Totals 226 107 69 0 48 6 6384 1541.0 1514 109 342 58 1175 23 2 622 557 3.25 1.20

Tsuyoshi Wada

Year Tm G W L Sv CG ShO BF IP H HR BB HBP SO WP BK R ER ERA WHIP
2011 SOF 26 16 5 0 4 2 726 184.2 145 7 40 4 168 5 0 33 31 1.51 1.00
Totals 210 107 61 0 36 8 5900 1444.2 1263 142 395 21 1329 26 1 531 503 3.13 1.15

Munenori Kawasaki

Year Tm G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB CS SH SF BB HBP SO GIDP AVG SLG OBP OPS
2011 SOF 144 655 603 71 161 19 7 1 197 37 31 10 9 4 36 3 84 5 .267 .327 .310 .638
Totals 1145 5140 4573 631 1343 173 65 27 1727 369 267 106 176 21 323 47 610 50 .294 .378 .345 .724

Kensuke Tanaka

Year Tm G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB CS SH SF BB HBP SO GIDP AVG SLG OBP OPS
2011 HAM 49 220 200 25 58 6 1 1 69 10 8 3 2 1 17 0 21 1 .290 .345 .344 .691
Totals 965 3773 3217 475 915 145 39 36 1246 293 148 58 160 22 337 37 552 19 .284 .387 .357 .746

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* likely not a complete list since players like Hiroyuki Nakajima (SEI) haven't been included.  I'll try to check the actual printed version of the paper out later.

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