Seibu star now prized free agent
TOKYO -- Another Japanese star wants to play in the major leagues.
Seibu Lions shortstop Kazuo Matsui, a seven-time All-Star in Japan, said Monday at a news conference that he's decided to pursue a big-league career in North America.
``It's been my dream to play in the majors,'' Matsui said. ``This represents a new challenge for me.''
Matsui, 28, hopes to follow in the footsteps of Hideki Matsui
and Ichiro Suzuki, who quickly became major-league ...
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