Sugano earns complete-game victory over Carp

May 5, 2016

Sugano earns complete-game victory over Carp

Tomoyuki Sugano allowed himself a brief expression of frustration after allowing an earned run for the first time in more than a month. He took out the rest of his annoyance on the Hiroshima Carp batters. Sugano threw a complete game and was aided ...

Giants edge Carp, climb back into first place

May 3, 2016

Giants edge Carp, climb back into first place

Garrett Jones knew Hayato Sakamoto had the speed to make it home; he just needed the chance. So Jones gave him one. Jones hit a tiebreaking RBI double off Kris Johnson in the eighth inning, with Sakamoto sprinting from first to home, to help ...

Bogusevic adjusting to NPB game

Apr 30, 2016

Bogusevic adjusting to NPB game

When Orix Buffaloes outfielder Brian Bogusevic was in college at Tulane University, years before setting foot in Japan, he was a two-way star as a pitcher and outfielder. He was a decent pitcher, too, earning first-team All-Conference USA and second team National Collegiate Baseball ...

Nintendo plans to sell Mariners majority stake

Apr 28, 2016

Nintendo plans to sell Mariners majority stake

Nintendo of America is planning to sell its majority interest in the Seattle Mariners, the company announced Wednesday. Nintendo of America will retain a 10 percent stake in the club, with the remainder of its holdings sold to other members of First Avenue Entertainment ...

Murata keeps focus to lift Giants past Carp

Apr 17, 2016

Murata keeps focus to lift Giants past Carp

Two games against the Hiroshima Carp, two big hits for Yomiuri Giants infielder Shuichi Murata. Murata made a few nifty plays with his glove at third base and put the Kyojin ahead with a tiebreaking single in the eighth to help lift the Giants ...