Sunday, January 28, 2018

Card Of The Week January 28

Marines pitcher Hideaki Wakui had been testing the international free agency waters this off season but he's apparently not received an offer from an MLB team that he's willing to take.  He's expected to resign with Lotte this week.

Wakui has pitched in the US previously in his career though.  He was a member of both the 2009 and 2013 Japanese World Baseball Classic teams and appeared in two games in San Diego in the 2009 tournament and in the semi-final game in San Francisco in 2013.  Here's a card of him from the 2009 Konami WBC Heroes set (#W09R088):

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