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A unique group in Major League Baseball saw two of its members sign new contracts last week, as Mat Latos and Jonny Gomes both found new cities to call home. Latos, a ruthanded starting pitcher, signed a deal with the White Sox. Gomes will be playing in the outfield for the Rakuten Golden Eagles in…

When I was in the fourth grade, I had an amazing teacher. Her name was Miss Yamada, and she was born and raised in Japan. She was proud of her heritage and generously influenced our learning with Japanese culture. She would often come to class wearing traditional Japanese clothing. She played the koto. We raised…

Every professional baseball club loves to have one player that can be identified as the face of the franchise. It's great for public relations, good for developing team identity, and it gives the fans a sense of stability to know that this guy is their guy and he'll still be around next season. There are…