Nov 13, 2014

Veteran first baseman Arai rejoins to Carp

The Hiroshima Carp announced on Thursday the acquisition of former Central League home run king Takahiro Arai, after he was granted his release by the Hanshin Tigers earlier this month. The 37-year-old Arai will be returning to the club he won the CL home ...

Nov 4, 2014

Tigers release first baseman Arai

Former Central League home run king Takahiro Arai was granted his release by the Hanshin Tigers on Tuesday. The 37-year-old Arai, whose three-year contract expires this year, hit just .244 with three home runs and 31 RBIs this season for the Tigers, who lost ...