Flawless Tanaka wins Sawamura Award

Oct 28, 2013

Flawless Tanaka wins Sawamura Award

Less than 24 hours after striking out 12 during a complete-game victory in his Japan Series debut, Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles ace Masahiro Tanaka is named the Sawamura Award winner for the second time.

Japan Series shifts to Tokyo Dome for Game 3

Oct 28, 2013

Japan Series shifts to Tokyo Dome for Game 3

The Japan Series moved inside as both the Yomiuri Giants and Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles held two-hour practice sessions on Monday at Tokyo Dome. “It plays small, but you still have to hit the ball well,” the Eagles’ Andruw Jones said of the change ...