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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:

Dragons' Ono fires three-hit shutout

Jun 28, 2016

Dragons' Ono fires three-hit shutout

Yudai Ono looked like he’d barely broken a sweat as he walked out of Tokyo Dome. The ease with which he went up and down the Yomiuri Giants’ lineup hadn’t given him much of a chance to work up one. Ono threw a three-hit ...

Swallows' Yamada pounces on Dragons in series opener

Jun 24, 2016

Swallows' Yamada pounces on Dragons in series opener

Japanese baseball’s interleague interlude gave Central League pitchers a brief respite from having their ERAs ruined by Tetsuto Yamada. But on a somewhat wet Friday night at Jingu Stadium, the Tokyo Yakult Swallows star declared school was back in session. Yamada drove in two ...

Iconic Ichiro earned new place in history

| Jun 16, 2016

Iconic Ichiro earned new place in history

During a May segment on the ESPN program ‘Pardon the Interruption,’ hosts Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon, former Washington Post sportswriters, were asked to choose if Jackie Bradley Jr.’s 27-game hitting streak or the suddenly blazing form of 42-year-old Ichiro Suzuki, who at the ...