Carp sink Fighters to take 2-0 Japan Series lead

Oct 23, 2016

Carp sink Fighters to take 2-0 Japan Series lead

Hiroshima Carp fans might have gone home feeling that a little can sometimes go a long way after Game 2 of the Japan Series. Their Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters counterparts, however, head back to Sapporo thinking that snowballs have a nasty tendency to start ...

Carp, Fighters to vie for NPB supremacy

Oct 20, 2016

Carp, Fighters to vie for NPB supremacy

This one should be good. After a long season and two rounds of playoffs, 12 teams have been whittled down to two. Beginning this weekend, those teams, the Central League champion Hiroshima Carp and the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, champions of the Pacific League, ...

Otani headlines squad for WBC warmup tilts

Oct 18, 2016

Otani headlines squad for WBC warmup tilts

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters ace/designated hitter Shohei Otani highlighted the list of players announced to the Samurai Japan roster on Tuesday for World Baseball Classic warmup games against Mexico and the Netherlands. Japan will face Mexico on Nov. 10-11, and the Netherlands on Nov. ...