• Kyodo


Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks pitcher Kodai Senga said Wednesday he has made no progress in persuading the Pacific League club to let him move to the major leagues.

The right-hander, who turned 26 on Wednesday, has asked the two-time defending Japan Series champions to make him available to the major leagues via the posting system. But the Hawks are one of two Nippon Professional Baseball teams to have gone on record saying they will not make use of the system.

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