Jul 2, 2015

Giants pinch runner Suzuki named to CL All-Star squad

In a series that is ostensibly about the best and most popular players in Nippon Professional Baseball, Central League manager Tatsunori Hara pulled an unusual move on Thursday, naming pinch runner Takahiro Suzuki to his squad. While fans have occasionally voted popular players to ...

Jan 31, 2015

Spring training set to start

Spring training officially kicks off on Sunday for all 12 of Nippon Professional Baseball’s teams in Miyazaki and Okinawa prefectures. Miyazaki will get much of the early focus with both the Japan Series and Pacific League champion Fukuoka Softbank Hawks sharing the city with ...

Giants capture 45th regular-season title

Sep 26, 2014

Giants capture 45th regular-season title

The Yomiuri Giants clinched their 45th league title in franchise history on Friday, when they defeated the Yokohama BayStars 6-3. The victory, combined with the Hiroshima Carp’s 4-3 loss to the Hanshin Tigers, clinched the Giants’ third straight Central League pennant. The Giants have ...