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Joe Furukawa speaks baseball

Yu Darvish's interpreter played in Japan and is valuable asset for Rangers pitcher

Updated: April 9, 2012, 1:23 AM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- When Japanese star Yu Darvish sits in front of a microphone with camera shutters clicking, flash bulbs popping and hundreds of reporters clamoring to ask a question following one of the most anticipated starts not only in Texas, but also in Japan, Joe Furukawa will be there.

He's the face you see -- and the English voice you hear -- every time Darvish chats with reporters, which he'll do following his big league debut against Ichiro Suzuki and the Seattle Mariners on ...

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