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Opening statements from Duquette and Wada
Opening statements from Duquette and Wada

Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette just introduced new starting pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada in a news conference at Camden Yards. Here's what Duquette had to say about Wada: "We are excited to have Tsuyoshi join our team, and we’re honored to have him join our pitching staff. Tsuyoshi has been one of the top pitchers in baseball the past two years, having won 33 games in Japan. Last year he was the MVP, the Most Valuable Player, of the Japanese baseball league in 2010, which is an extraordinary accomplishment. He started his career, he was the Rookie of the Year for the great Japanese legend Sadaharu Oh. And he was also a four-time All-Star. ...