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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

NPB players who could be in MLB in ‘21

Player transfers from Nippon Professional Baseball are open, as well, with Yomiuri Giants ace Tomoyuki Sugano the most prominent candidate to move to MLB for the 2021 season.

The posting window for NPB players began Sunday—one week later than usual, due to schedule changes related to COVID-19—and continues until Dec. 12. If NPB clubs make players available to MLB teams during that time, a 30-day negotiating period follows in each instance.

One source said no NPB team had issued a posting notice as of Monday morning. That will change in the days and weeks ahead. The modified, 120-game regular season won’t end for every NPB club until Saturday, so multiple teams will wait until later in the month to make official announcements.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: November 10, 2020 at 10:02 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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