New Eagles manager Nashida eager to lead PL club

Oct 8, 2015

New Eagles manager Nashida eager to lead PL club

Masataka Nashida said Thursday he was thankful for the opportunity to turn the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles fortunes around as manager of the Pacific League club next season. “At 62 years old I am grateful for another chance to manage,” Nashida told a news ...

Nashida unruffled by WBC brawl

| Mar 12, 2013

Nashida unruffled by WBC brawl

Japan head coach Masataka Nashida said Monday he had no worries about his team getting involved in any brawls such as the one that marred Saturday’s first-round Pool D game between Mexico and Canada. The first-round tiebreaker rewards teams for lopsided victories, encouraging Canada ...