Rick van den Hurk continues to collect titles in Asian Baseball. The 32-year-old right-hander from Eindhoven, Netherlands once again won the Japan Series with his Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks. They defeated the Yokohama DeNa BayStars 4-3 in game six, winning the series 4-2. Its their third title in four years. Besides going to Nippon Professional Baseball starting with the 2015 season Van den Hurk played two seasons for the Samsung Lions in South Korea, winning the Korea Baseball Organisation in both years.
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