Norichika Aoki #11 of the New York Mets reacts after being hit by a pitch in the 5th inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 12, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Norichika Aoki #3 of the Houston Astros is given a cowboy hat during pre-game ceremony honoring his induction into the Golden Players Club after reaching his 2,000 career hit at Minute Maid Park on June 12, 2017 in Houston, Texas.
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Norichika Aoki #7 of team Japan reacts to grounding out in the fourth inning against team United States during Game 2 of the Championship Round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic at Dodger Stadium on March 21, 2017 in Los Angeles,...More
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Nori Aoki #23 of the San Francisco Giants reacts to his groundout during the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on August 31, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
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Nori Aoki #23 of the San Francisco Giants walks up the stairs into the dugout prior to the start of the game against the Houston Astros at AT&T Park on August 12, 2015 in San Francisco, California.
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Nori Aoki #23 of the San Francisco Giants reacts after being hit in the head by a pitch thrown by Jake Arrieta #49 of the Chicago Cubs (not pictured) at Wrigley Field on August 9, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Nori Aoki #23 of the San Francisco Giants reacts after hitting an RBI single in the ninth inning during the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 3, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Nori Aoki #23 of the San Francisco Giants warms up before the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on July 18, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Nori Aoki #23 of the San Francisco Giants warms up prior to the game against the Philadelphia Phillies on June 7, 2015 at the Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Nori Aoki #23 of the San Francisco Giants smiles on the field during batting practice before a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on June 6, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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