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Jason Coskrey

Jason Coskrey is a sports writer for The Japan Times. His primary focus is Japanese baseball, but he has also covered soccer, American football, boxing and basketball. He previously worked for the Marietta Daily Journal in Marietta, Ga. A native of Detroit, he is a graduate of the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

For Jason Coskrey's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Unusual controllers preside at BitSummit

May 28, 2017

Unusual controllers preside at BitSummit

A man wearing a blue shirt and box over his head wandered the floor at Kyoto’s Miyako Messe exhibition hall. As passersby stopped to look, he handed them empty lotion pump bottles and invited them to try squirting them. It was a quirky moment, ...

Sato ends epic winless drought against Giants

/ May 17, 2017

Sato ends epic winless drought against Giants

Haunted to some extent by a poor showing in his last outing, Yoshinori Sato took the mound determined to set things right. Mission accomplished. Sato put together one of the best games of his last several injury-plagued seasons, Yuhei Takai powered the offense, and ...

Fukudome's hot bat sends Tigers past Swallows again

/ May 4, 2017

Fukudome's hot bat sends Tigers past Swallows again

There were fireworks the last time the Hanshin Tigers’ Shintaro Fujinami pitched against the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. Emotions weren’t running quite as high on Thursday afternoon, but the Tigers’ batters did their best to run up the score. Masahiro Nakatani and Kosuke Fukudome homered ...