Fighters' fan favorite Yoh declares free agency

Nov 7, 2016

Fighters' fan favorite Yoh declares free agency

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters outfielder Daikan Yoh said Monday he will hit the free-agent market after holding talks with the Japan Series champions. The 29-year-old Yoh had said after the Series that he wanted to remain with the only team he has known over ...

Nov 2, 2016

Kuriyama to continue as Fighters manager

Hideki Kuriyama, who led the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters to their first Japan Series championship in 10 years this season, will continue as manager of the Pacific League club next year, the team announced Wednesday. Nippon Ham offered Kuriyama an extension of his contract ...

Oct 28, 2016

Hillman to manage SK Wyverns

The SK Wyverns, one of 10 Korea Baseball Organization franchises, signed a two-year contract with former Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters manager Trey Hillman, Yonhap News Agency reported Thursday. According to the report, the 53-year-old American becomes the first manager in the Korean professional baseball ...