Tim Lincecum (white/Filipino) – San Francisco Giants – Pitcher – ace pitcher for the Giants Ichiro Suzuki (Japanese) – Seattle Mariners – Rightfielder – enters his 10th year in MLB. Will bat 3rd in the lineup instead of his customary leadoff position. hit .415 in Spring training.
Munenori Kawasaki (Japanese) – Seatlle Mariners – Shortstop – had the best batting average of all players during spring training with a .455 average. Will start the season as an utility infielder.
Chih-Hsien Chiang (Taiwanese) – Seattle Mariners – Rightfielder – on the inactive roster
Hisashi Iwakuma (Japanese) – Seattle Mariners – Pitcher – will start out the season as a relief pitcher with the possibility of being a starting pitcher down the line.
Erik Komatsu (Japanese/white) – St.Louis Cardinals – Secondbase
Yu Darvish (Japanese/Iranian) – Texas Rangers – Pitcher- biggest MLB signing this offseason. will get the most buzz and hype.
Yoshinori Taeyama (Japanese) – Texas Rangers – Pitcher – on the injured list
Koji Uehara (Japanese) – Texas Rangers – Pitcher – will be a relief pitcher
Don Wakamatsu (Japanese/white) – Toronto BlueJays – Bench Coach.
Chien Ming Wang (Taiwanese) – Washington Nationals – Pitcher – injured hamstring in Spring training. start will be delayed.
Jeremy Guthrie (White/Japanese) – Colorado Rockies – Pitcher
Vance Worley (White/Chinese) – Philadelphia Phillies – Pitcher