Nakajima: 'You can call me Hiro'
Ohio grand. My name means it he Hilliard G yeah I think now. There. His dad called me hero. -- I'm on to be here. Today. Ten. Days from both -- employed -- I mean today. Then did you they'd -- us. -- I had many seasons plus and -- San Francisco chronicle welcome. Which you know -- in Oakland a's and what reasons did he want to sign here. -- -- -- -- -- Billy Beane is extremely sexy and cool. Yeah that's definitely one of the reason why -- That's a better answer than it gets covered up. -- yeah. -- -- did you know much about the team as a team and I I understand that you very much want to play every day and play shortstop how important that. Consideration was up here. -- -- Thank -- to -- fit well I am -- better -- you know the key to the world. Not mean it is. Aside from mr. green. You know I heard a lot about the team chemistry. For example last years -- post his season appearance here it was a lot to do with the team chemistry use energy. I'm not. Extremely fascinated and excited to be part of that kind of team chemistry so that's another important reason why we signed I signed days. Had he had a chance to talk to any of the barber Japanese players see this -- Making that transition to the major leagues every year and what are you anticipating. Yeah it's. -- -- -- knew how much you might fit OK to go find me. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Yes in overtime in the post it -- keep. Got -- Come to several players that comes up to my mind person I received email from my nature. And also. Former teammate of mine -- Matsui. Play for the next several years ago and also hockey you tomorrow. There -- little thing infielders that. Made an appearance in Major League Baseball. He actually sent out emails to them to -- for some advice. -- And he's really very restrictive with -- time so he wasn't able to reach out to everyone. But it he really feels -- he really wanted to reach out to every one of former Major League Baseball Japanese players.
Hiroyuki Nakajima hasn't mastered his English yet, but he greeted the Bay Area media Tuesday.