Baseball: Giants ace Sugano asks club to post him

Highly sought after Yomiuri Giants ace Tomoyuki Sugano has asked the Central League club to make him available to major league teams via the posting system, a source with knowledge of the matter said Thursday. The news comes a week after the Giants revealed they would allow the 31-year-old right-hander to use the system to negotiate with major league clubs. Posted players have a 30-day window to sign a contract with any major league club or return to their Japanese team. Sugano led Japan in wins this season with 14 and is a two-time winner of the Eiji Sawamura Award as Japan’s most impressive …

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