| Jul 27, 2008

Late rule change puzzles Hoshino

National team manager Senichi Hoshino and Japanese baseball officials showed their displeasure Saturday with a decision to introduce a tiebreaker format at the Beijing Olympic baseball tournament. Hoshino said protests should be lodged after the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) notified the Japan Amateur Baseball ...

| May 22, 2008

Japan to face Cuba in opener

Japan will face three-time gold medal winner Cuba in its opening game of the Beijing Olympic baseball tournament, according to the first-round schedule released Tuesday by the International Baseball Federation. Japan, consisting of home-based professional players, will take on Cuba, Taiwan, the Netherlands and ...