• Kyodo


A feature on Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters pitcher Shohei Otani will be aired in the United States on Sunday evening, CBS News said Friday on its website.

Otani, whose abilities to pitch and hit prompted reporters group that votes on postseason awards in Japan to change its voting rules last year, was named to the Pacific League’s all-league (Best Nine) team both as best pitcher and best designated hitter.

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