Japanese MLB Player Bios

Can you name these Japanese players who've played in the MLB by the hint provided?

Cubs outfielder named an All-Star starter in his 2008 rookie season
All-Star relief pitcher in 2003; spent nine seasons with the Angels and Mariners
Much-hyped late-'90s Yankees pitcher George Steinbrenner once called a 'fat toad'
Starting second basemen for the AL pennant-winning Rays in 2008
Starter for the Mariners from 2006-2009; first Japanese catcher in MLB
Two-time All-Star Yankees outfielder/designated hitter nicknamed 'Godzilla'
Red Sox starting pitcher named MVP of the first two World Baseball Classics
First Japanese-born MLB player; pitched for the Giants in 1964 and 1965
1995 NL Rookie of the Year; threw no-hitters for the Dodgers and Red Sox
All-Star and World Series champion as a Red Sox reliever in 2007
Former Dodgers All-Star closer, also played for the Red Sox and Braves
2000 AL Rookie of the Year and two-time All-Star Mariners closer
10-time All-Star and Gold Glove-winning outfielder for the Mariners
Utility outfielder who won World Series with the Cardinals (2006) and Phillies (2008)
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