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 ...

Laird turns on style as Fighters down Hawks

Apr 3, 2016

Laird turns on style as Fighters down Hawks

Brandon Laird became famous for his sushi-themed home run celebration, and the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters got to see it quite often. If the American slugger has his way, the next craze in Hokkaido will be the phrase “oshare” or “stylish.” Laird hit a ...