Kikuchi staying in JapanBy
Highly touted Japanese lefty Yusei Kikuchi is staying in Japan, though the official announcement is still to come. Kikuchi spoke to the Yankees at some point in the last week, as well as six other MLB clubs, before making his decision. The teenager is expected to be the first overall pick in the NPB draft later this week. Ben went through all the trouble of profiling the kid last week.
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