Sunday, December 3, 2017

Card Of The Week December 3

The Australian Baseball League is not the only winter league featuring Japanese players this offseason.  There are three players from Japan in the Mexican Pacific League.  Outfielder Tomo Otosaka of the Yokohama DeNA Baystars is with Yaquis de Obregon.  He's currently hitting .475 after 17 games.  The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles have sent two outfielders to the league.  Luciano Fernando is currently hitting .444 after 5 games with Venados de Mazatlan and Louis Okoye is still looking for his first hit after one game with Caneros de los Mochis.  Here's cards of all three of them:

2013 Front Runner Baystars Rookies & Young Stars #08

2016 BBM Eagles #E67

2017 Epoch Pacific League ##44
There's also a number of recent Western NPB players in the league this winter including Yadir Drake, Japhet Amador, Yuniesky Betancourt and Matt Clark.

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