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Kyosuke Takagi threw one scoreless inning for the Yomiuri Giants’ third team on Wednesday in his first game since his one-year suspension for involvement in illegal gambling was lifted.

The 27-year-old, who is on a developmental contract, took the mound in the eighth inning against the Musashi Heat Bears of the independent Baseball Challenge League. He issued a walk but struck out two, hitting 143 kph with his fastest pitch at Giants Stadium.

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