BayStars snap 12-game slide

Jun 23, 2015

BayStars snap 12-game slide

The Yokohama BayStars fans who made the trip to Tokyo were loud, enthusiastic, and kept cheering all the way until the end of their team’s game against the Yomiuri Giants. For the first time in a while, their revelry didn’t end with the final ...

Lions teenager Mori thriving on pro level

Jun 16, 2015

Lions teenager Mori thriving on pro level

Tomoya Mori swings hard. Really, really hard. Sometimes, so hard he loses his balance for a moment. Mori twists his stocky 170-cm, 80-kg frame, which looks even more compact when he’s squatted down in his batting stance, with great force to create that big ...

Watertight defense gives Hawks win over Giants

Jun 6, 2015

Watertight defense gives Hawks win over Giants

The Fukuoka Softbank Hawks’ bats took a rare night off in a Central League park. Luckily the pitching staff was present and accounted for, and so was the defense. Jason Standridge held the Yomiuri Giants to one run over seven innings, and a great ...