Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
~ Robert Frost (March 26, 1874 - January 29, 1963)
He's a baseball player. Whether he is American, Japanese or whatever, he's a baseball player, so there is no reason to think, fairly or unfairly, that he won't be ready to go. We are not treating him any differently, but we understand the difficulty he faces in making the transition. He's a tough guy and is working hard. He puts in a full day.