• Kyodo


Seibu Lions general manager Yoshio Hoshino said Wednesday that he is looking for a new foreign player as slugger Alex Cabrera will be sidelined for at least six weeks after being hit by a pitch, breaking his right forearm.

“It can be someone who is not as good defensively as Cabrera. But I’ve told my staff to start looking for a foreign player who can hit the ball long,” Hoshino said.

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