Mar 31, 2014

Cubs' Fujikawa to start season on disabled list

The Chicago Cubs placed right-hander Kyuji Fujikawa on the disabled list as they set their Opening Day 25-man roster on Sunday. Fujikawa, who underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow last June, was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21. ...

Dec 4, 2013

Korean reliever Oh joins Tigers

Oh Seung-hwan, the all-time saves leader in South Korean pro baseball with 277, completed his move to the Hanshin Tigers at a signing ceremony on Wednesday. The 31-year-old right-hander, who has represented his country at the World Baseball Classic, joins the Tigers on a ...

Apr 9, 2013

Fujikawa installed as Cubs' new closer

Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum on Sunday named rookie Kyuji Fujikawa the team’s closer. Fujikawa, who saved 220 games during his career with the Hanshin Tigers, had been Sveum’s setup man through Saturday’s game against the Atlanta Braves with Carlos Marmol the closer. Fujikawa ...