Tsuyoshi Nishioka is a 26-year old switch-hitting shortstop for the Chiba Lotte Marines of Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan. He won the batting title in 2010 with a career-high .346 average and led Chiba to the Japan Series title. His 206 hits were the most in the Pacific League since Ichiro Suzuki in 1994. He is expected to join Major League Baseball in 2011.
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