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Red Sox interested in Japanese lefty

Patrick from NPB Tracker passes along word from Japan that the Red Sox have offered a minor-league contract to lefthander Hisanori Takahashi.

He’ll be 35 in April and is swingman type. Takahashi had a 2.94 ERA for the Yomiuri Giants last season. The Dodgers, Giants and Padres also have made offers.

If you’re interested, here’s some more info via NPB Tracker.

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