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2013 MLB exports: A look at everyone who's headed to East Asia

A breakdown of the MLBers attempting to restart their careers in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan this season. (POLL)

Mike DiNovo-US PRESSWIRE

With Tuesday's news that Manny Ramirez is likely headed to Taiwan to play baseball for the year, we thought it'd be a good idea to give a rundown of all the MLB players who made the decision to emigrate to East Asia this winter.

Including Manny, a total of 32 players with at least one big-league cup of coffee have opted to further their careers across the globe. As is the case every year, a majority of the exports are headed to Japan, but a good number are making their way to Korea and Taiwan as well.

Here they all are, broken down by country and team (with links where available):

Japan (NPB)

  • Andruw Jones - OF - 36 - Rakuten Golden Eagles
  • Vicente Padilla - P - 35 - SoftBank Hawks
  • Jose Lopez - INF - 29 - Yomiuri Giants
  • Nyjer Morgan - OF - 32 - Yokohama Baystars
  • Fred Lewis - OF - 32 - Hiroshima Carp
  • Daniel Cabrera - P - 31 - Chunichi Dragons
  • Brad Bergesen - P - 27 - Chunichi Dragons
  • Casey McGehee - INF - 30 - Rakuten Golden Eagles
  • Manny Acosta - P - 31 - Yomiuri Giants
  • Hector Luna - UT - 33 - Chunichi Dragons
  • Brandon Dickson - P - 28 - Orix Buffaloes
  • Miguel Socolovich - P - 26 - Hiroshima Carp
  • Bryan LaHair - 1B - 30 - SoftBank Hawks
  • Brooks Conrad - INF - 33 - Hanshin Tigers
  • Vinny Rottino - UT - 33 - Orix Buffaloes
  • Ryan Spilborghs - OF - 33 - Seibu Lions
  • Ryota Igarashi* - P - 33 - SoftBank Hawks
  • Tsuyoshi Nishioka* - SS - 28 - Hanshin Tigers
  • Kosuke Fukudome* - OF - 36 - Hanshin Tigers
  • Takashi Saito* - P - 43 - Rakuten Golden Eagles
  • *Returning to league

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    Korea (KBO)

  • Dana Eveland - P - 29 - Hawha Eagles
  • Scott Richmond - P - 33 - Lotte Giants
  • Doug Slaten - P - 33 - SK Wyverns*
  • Eric Hacker - P - 30 - NC Dinos
  • Aneury Rodriguez - P - 25 - Samsung Lions
  • Rick VandenHurk - P - 28 - Samsung Lions
  • Adam Wilk - P - 25 - NC Dinos
  • Chris Seddon - P - 29 - SK Wyverns*
  • JoJo Reyes - 28 - SK Wyverns*
  • *The limit on foreign players on active rosters in the KBO is two, so Slaten, Reyes, or Seddon are going to have to battle in camp for a spot.

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    Taiwan (CPBL)

  • Brian Burres - P - 31 - Lamigo Monkeys
  • Mike Cervenak - 3B - 36 - Lamigo Monkeys
  • Manny Ramirez - OF/DH - 40 - EDA Rhinos
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