Ruthless BayStars slay Dragons

/ Jul 8, 2017

Ruthless BayStars slay Dragons

Shoichi Ino struck out a season-high nine over seven innings and two relievers provided perfect relief as the Yokohama BayStars whipped the Chunichi Dragons 9-0 on Saturday. Ino (4-4), who allowed five hits, walked a batter and hit one, and struck out four of the ...

/ Jul 7, 2017

Iwase wins first monthly honor in 12 years

The Central League Pitcher of the Month Award continued to be a surprise following Friday's announcement of the Chunichi Dragons' Hitoki Iwase as the winner for June. Selectors generally hand the honor to a starting pitcher with three or more wins, fewer than two losses ...

Dragons complete series sweep of Tigers

/ Jun 29, 2017

Dragons complete series sweep of Tigers

Yudai Ono tossed six scoreless innings and three relievers completed a four-hit shutout as the Chunichi Dragons swept the three-game series against the Hanshin Tigers with a 2-0 win on Thursday. Ono (2-5), who earned his belated first win of the year on June 7, ...

Nakamura makes winning debut with Carp

/ May 3, 2017

Nakamura makes winning debut with Carp

Right-hander Yuta Nakamura earned a win in his first career game for the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp, holding the Chunichi Dragons to three runs over five innings in his team's 7-4 come-from-behind win on Wednesday. Nakamura, Hiroshima's fifth-round draft pick in 2013, allowed five hits ...

BayStars amass 13 hits, whip Dragons

/ Apr 22, 2017

BayStars amass 13 hits, whip Dragons

Every player in the Yokohama Baystars' starting lineup had at least one hit in a 13-hit offensive attack as the Yokohama-based club defeated the Chunichi Dragons 11-4 in the Central League on Saturday. Masayuki Kuwahara, Yoshitomo Tsutsugo and Yasutaka Tobashira each drove in three runs, ...