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[8/21/2015] BC League: Fukushima Hopes sign Tomokazu Oka

by on Aug.22, 2015 @ 1:07 am, under Independent
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The Fukushima Hopes announced on August 21 that they reached an agreement with thirty-nine-year-old Tomokazu Oka. He was assigned the uniform number 44. The Hopes released the following statement from Oka:

I am grateful at the opportunity after almost giving up. There's only about a month left to the season, but I will do my best to do what I can to make the Fukushima [fans] happy.

Oka started the year with the Toyama GRN Thunderbirds, but was released in August with a 3-5 record an a 8.22 ERA in twelve games.

Source: official announcement, Nikkan Sports 8/21/2015, Sponichi 8/12/2015

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