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Trying to identify a Dominican pitcher

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Trying to identify a Dominican pitcher
According to (scroll down to near the end), there was a pitcher on the 2007 Pan American Games roster for the Dominican Republic named Jose Gonzalez who was active in a Japanese league. This doesn't match anybody in NPB. Could he have been in the industrial leagues? Can anyone figure out who this hurler was?
Re: Trying to identify a Dominican pitcher
[ Author: westbaystars | Posted: Jan 19, 2010 9:28 AM | YBS Fan ]

I've found two potential references to a Jose Gonzalez in Japanese baseball.

The first reference is too young. This Jose Gonzalez is an exchange student from the Dominican to Sendai Ikuei High School [Link - in Japanese].

The second reference sounds very promising. This Jose Gonzalez comes out of the Carp Academy in the Dominican and last year played for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Yokohama [Link]. While there's not enough information to completely verify that this is the one, it seems the most likely.

Hope this helps.

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