Baseball: Yamaguchi set to restart career in Japan with Giants

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Pitcher Shun Yamaguchi has reached an agreement to return to the Yomiuri Giants of Japan's Central League after terminating his contract with a San Francisco Giants minor-league affiliate, a source with knowledge of the matter said Thursday. Yomiuri is expected to soon announce its signing of the 33-year-old right-hander, the first player to depart the tradition-bound club via the posting system when he joined the Toronto Blue Jays on a two-year deal ahead of the 2020 season. Yamaguchi posted a 15-4 record and led the CL in strikeouts, wins and winning percentage in 2019, his most recent seaso...

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