Fujimitsu outsprints field for 200-meter triumph

May 10, 2015

Fujimitsu outsprints field for 200-meter triumph

One week after helping the Japan men’s 4×100 meter relay team punch its ticket to the 2016 Rio Olympics with a third-place finish in Nassau May 3, sprinter Kenji Fujimitsu shouldered the load all by himself and raced to a little more success on ...

Nippon Ham's Yoshikawa off to resurgent start

| May 2, 2015

Nippon Ham's Yoshikawa off to resurgent start

When Yu Darvish left for the major leagues after the 2011 season, the prevailing thought was the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters’ pitching staff would be a rudderless ship. Then, improbably, left-hander Mitsuo Yoshikawa stepped up to fill the void. The Fighters hardly missed Darvish ...