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    Archive for February 8th, 2008

    The Kosaka Zone

    Posted by japanstats on 2008 February 8日 Friday

    The incredible range displayed by 4 time Golden Glove winner Makoto Kosaka, mostly manning shortstop for the Chiba Lotte Marines.

    Too bad the rise of Nishioka made him an expendable player by Bobby Valentine after the 2005 championship season and was traded for cash to the Giants where he had no hope of grabbing a starting job unless he really smoked with the bat, but his hitting went into a deep funk and never recovered after switching teams.

    http://japanesebaseball.com/players/player.jsp?PlayerID=962 

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