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History says Maeda's numbers won't be the same, but he'll be a success

By Cary Osborne

The reasonable expectation for Kenta Maeda is that the numbers he posted in Japan in 2015 — a 2.09 ERA and 1.01 WHIP among other stats — won’t be the same in the Major Leagues in 2016. 391 more words


How will Kenta Maeda transition to the MLB?

In December of 2013, when Masahiro Tanaka was considering a move to Major League Baseball from the Nippon Professional Baseball League, I looked at how other pitchers from Japan had fared in making the same transition. 899 more words