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Japanese pitcher Yamaguchi to pursue career in MLB

TOKYO (AP) Pitcher Shun Yamaguchi, who led Japan’s Central League in wins, strikeouts and winning percentage this season, says he wants to move to Major League Baseball through the posting system.

The 32-year-old right-hander declared his intention this week.

Standings - AL East

Teams W L Pct GB L10 Stk
NYY 103 59 .636 - 4-6 L2
TB 96 66 .593 7.0 7-3 L2
BOS 84 78 .519 19.0 4-6 W1
TOR 67 95 .414 36.0 6-4 W2
BAL 54 108 .333 49.0 5-5 L1

Team Leaders - Hitting

Name Total
AVG DJ LeMahieu .327
HR Gleyber Torres 38
RBI DJ LeMahieu 102
R DJ LeMahieu 109
SB Terrance Gore 13
RC DJ LeMahieu 113.5
OBP Luke Voit .378
SLG Gleyber Torres .535
OPS DJ LeMahieu .893

Team Leaders - Pitching

Team Rankings - Hitting

Total AL Rank MLB Rank
R 943 1 1
AVG .267 2 4
SLG 0.490 1 3
OBP .339 2 3
HR 306 1 2
SB 55 4 12

Team Rankings - Pitching

Total AL Rank MLB Rank
W 103 1 2
ERA 4.31 2 6
WHIP 1.304 2 5
K/9 9.57 3 4
BAA 0.248 2 5
SLG 0.439 3 7
OBP .314 2 5

Latest Game - Oct 19, 2019

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NYY (2-4) 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 10 0
HOU (4-2) 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 6 0

W: Osuna  (1-0) L: Chapman  (0-1)

NYY - HR: Urshela (2) , LeMahieu  (3)

HOU - HR: Gurriel  (1) , Altuve   (5)

Player News

Alexander Palma RF: Palma signed a minor-league... Nov 7, 5:50PM

Jake Barrett RP: Barrett (elbow) was... Nov 4, 4:19PM

Aroldis Chapman RP: Chapman added an extra year... Nov 3, 1:01AM

Aaron Hicks CF: Hicks (elbow) underwent... Oct 31, 12:43PM

Edwin Encarnacion 1B: Encarnacion's club option was... Oct 31, 12:35PM

Player Injuries

Player Injury Status Exp Return
Mike Tauchman LF,CF Calf Day-to-Day 2020/02/01
Miguel Andujar 3B Shoulder Day-to-Day 2020/02/01
Greg Bird 1B Foot Day-to-Day 2020/02/01
Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Day-to-Day 2020/02/01
Jonathan Holder RP Shoulder Day-to-Day 2020/02/01
Giancarlo Stanton RF Quadriceps Day-to-Day 2020/02/01
Luke Voit 1B Abdomen Day-to-Day 2020/02/01
Masahiro Tanaka SP Elbow Day-to-Day 2020/02/01
Aaron Hicks CF Elbow Day-to-Day 2020/08/01
Stephen Tarpley SP Illness Day-to-Day 2019/10/12
Domingo German SP Personal Day-to-Day 2019/09/25

Recent Transactions

Date Player Transaction
2019/11/04 Miguel Andujar 3B  Removed From 60-Day IL (Right labrum surgery - out for season)
2019/11/04 Jake Barrett RP   Outrighted to Minors
2019/11/04 Jake Barrett RP   Removed From 60-Day IL (Right elbow inflammation)
2019/11/04 Greg Bird 1B   Removed From 60-Day IL (Left plantar fascia tear)
2019/11/04 Jacoby Ellsbury CF   Removed From 60-Day IL (Recovery from left hip surgery)

Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Sat, Oct 19 @Houston L, 6-4 Boxscore Recap
Fri, Oct 18 Houston W, 4-1 Boxscore Recap
Thu, Oct 17 Houston L, 8-3 Boxscore Recap
Wed, Oct 16 Houston PPD Boxscore Recap
Tue, Oct 15 Houston L, 4-1 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time