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Eagles' Norimoto throws two-hit shutout

May 22, 2014

Eagles' Norimoto throws two-hit shutout

Takahiro Norimoto threw a two-hitter for his second shutout of the season, Kazuya Fujita delivered a two-run single and the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles blanked the Yokohama BayStars 4-0 in a rain makeup game on Thursday night in Sendai. Norimoto (5-3), the 2013 Pacific ...

May 21, 2014

Swallows outfielder Milledge to miss rest of season

Tokyo Yakult Swallows outfielder Lastings Milledge has undergone shoulder surgery and will miss the remainder of the season, the Central League club announced on Wednesday. Milledge, who has been in the United States for detailed examinations on his injured right shoulder, was diagnosed with ...

May 20, 2014

Cromartie book available in digital

Former Yomiuri Giants star outfielder Warren Cromartie’s book on his life in Japanese baseball, “Slugging It Out In Japan,” which was co-written with best-selling author Robert Whiting, is now available in digital form for the first time. Originally published in 1991, the work details ...