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Tanaka released, can play in States

Masahiro Tanaka, the pitching ace who went 24-0 in 2013 as he led the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles to a Japan Series title, will be allowed to sign with a major league team for the 2014 season, becoming the latest Japanese star to be allowed to leave for the United States before becoming a free agent.

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  • Headline: Tanaka released, can play in States
  • Publication: Sports, Pages 21 on 12/26/2013
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