BayStars snap 12-game slide

Jun 23, 2015

BayStars snap 12-game slide

by Jason Coskrey

The Yokohama BayStars fans who made the trip to Tokyo were loud, enthusiastic, and kept cheering all the way until the end of their team’s game against the Yomiuri Giants. For the first time in a while, their revelry didn’t end with the final ...

Marines roar back to sink Giants

Jun 14, 2015

Marines roar back to sink Giants

The Chiba Lotte Marines mounted a dramatic three-run, ninth-inning comeback over the Yomiuri Giants to win 3-2 in interleague action on Sunday. Marines No. 9 hitter Yuta Yoshida struck the game winner off closer Hirokazu Sawamura with the bases loaded and two outs, looping ...

Jun 10, 2015

Giants, Fighters complete four-player trade

The Central League’s Yomiuri Giants and Pacific League’s Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters have concluded a four-player trade, a source familiar with the matter said Wednesday. The Giants will ship 34-year-old, right-hand-hitting outfielder Kenji Yano and 29-year-old lefty Hideki Sunaga to the Fighters in exchange ...

Terahara leads Hawks past slumping Giants

Jun 7, 2015

Terahara leads Hawks past slumping Giants

Hayato Terahara allowed a run in seven innings and drove in two runs to lead the Pacific League’s Fukuoka Softbank Hawks to a 5-2 interleague victory on Sunday and a series sweep of the Yomiuri Giants. In the last of three games between defending ...