Dodgers beat Japan in WBC tune-up

Mar 20, 2017

Dodgers beat Japan in WBC tune-up

O’Koyea Dickson hit a two-run, walk-off double with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Los Angeles Dodgers came from behind to beat Japan 3-2 in an exhibition game on Sunday. After a Ginjiro Sumitani groundout in the fifth and ...

Mar 16, 2017

Yankees' Tanaka heaps praise on Samurai Japan

Masahiro Tanaka is impressed with Japan’s performance in the World Baseball Classic. “They’ve won a couple of the tournaments but I think it’s the first time that they’ve won every single game coming up to this point,” the New York Yankees ace said Wednesday ...

Pitching coach Gondo contributing to Japan's success at WBC

Mar 16, 2017

Pitching coach Gondo contributing to Japan's success at WBC

When Japan travels to Los Angeles for the championship round of the World Baseball Classic, the team will be joined by 78-year-old pitching coach Hiroshi Gondo. Two-time champion Japan beat Israel 8-3 on Wednesday to improve to 6-0 in the tournament. Samurai Japan will ...