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Japanese teenage knuckleball sensation makes her US pro debut

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This is seriously impressive. I think we should add a sixth tool to the five tools: craftiness! "There’s going to be a draft here in a couple weeks and there’s probably only a handful of 18-year-old high school kids who are going to get drafted who could come here and play. Men," [Mike] Marshall said. "Look at the rosters. You have double-A, triple-A, big-league guys. This isn’t affiliated rookie ball; this isn’t affiliated A-ball. This is way up there. These are 25- to 35-year-old men she’s playing against."