Y. Rodriguez.

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[Sports Center/Comprehensive Report] The Cuban fireball player Y. Rodríguez (Yariel Rodríguez) who played for the Japanese professional China Japan Dragons recently caused a defection. : "He won't come back..."

Y. Rodriguez played 56 games last year, with a score of 6 wins and 2 losses, an ERA of 1.15, won 39 relay successes, accumulated 54.2 innings of pitching, sent 60 strikeouts, and won the Central League relay king last season. An important bullpen general of the China-Japan Dragons, he is also a member of the Cuban team in this classic.

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A few days ago, Y. Rodriguez defected to the Dominican Republic and planned to challenge the major league stage. The team could not get in touch with anyone, which caused an uproar. This said: "He will not come back, I can't talk about a person who has left, I have to look forward."

Before ushering in the new season, faced with the big crisis of Y. Rodriguez's defection, Li Lang and Yi said: "Whether it is a crisis or a turning point, you must have a strong idea, and don't lose to your opponent or yourself. Keep this attitude and keep going." The Chunichi Dragons ushered in the first match of the season today against the Yomiuri Giants.

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