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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.

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Giants stay busy during offseason

| Dec 5, 2016

Giants stay busy during offseason

The Yomiuri Giants haven’t won the Central League pennant since 2014, which might as well be 1914 in Yomiuri Land, and apparently are not going to sit idly by and watch another team take the flag in 2017. The Giants have been busy this ...

Otani, Arai win MVP awards

Nov 29, 2016

Otani, Arai win MVP awards

Shohei Otani’s historic season of rewriting the record books and challenging conventional baseball wisdom reached its logical conclusion on Monday night. In a result that came as a surprise to no one, the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters’ two-way star was crowned Pacific League MVP, ...

Ono lifts Japan with sayonara single in 10th

Nov 13, 2016

Ono lifts Japan with sayonara single in 10th

The game was supposed to only be a dress rehearsal for next year’s World Baseball Classic. But the atmosphere during the ninth inning at Tokyo Dome made it feel a whole lot like the real thing. A game of late, wild momentum shifts finally ...