Apr 21, 2014

Swallows' Ogawa sidelined with broken pitching hand

Tokyho Yakult Swallows right-hander Yasuhiro Ogawa is not optimistic about returning before the All-Star break after tests Monday showed he had broken his throwing hand. “Ryan” Ogawa, the Central League’s 2013 Rookie of the Year, was diagnosed with a broken right hand and will ...

Swallows' Ogawa begins preparations for season

Jan 4, 2014

Swallows' Ogawa begins preparations for season

Tokyo Yakult Swallows hurler Yasuhiro “Ryan” Ogawa, the Central League’s 2013 Rookie of the Year, kick-started training for the upcoming season with some sprints and a game of catch on Saturday. Ogawa, who went 16-4 to lead the CL in wins, paid a visit ...

Ogawa, Norimoto win Rookie of the Year awards

Nov 25, 2013

Ogawa, Norimoto win Rookie of the Year awards

Right-handers Yasuhiro Ogawa of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows and Takahiro Norimoto of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles were named Rookie of the Year on Monday in the Central and Pacific Leagues, respectively. The 23-year-old Ogawa garnered 252 of 273 eligible votes in the CL ...

Ogawa tosses eight-hit shutout with parents in attendance

Jul 6, 2013

Ogawa tosses eight-hit shutout with parents in attendance

Rookie right-hander Yasuhiro Ogawa threw his second shutout of the season and won his Central League-leading ninth decision in the Tokyo Yakult Swallows’ 4-0 whitewash of the Chunichi Dragons on Saturday afternoon. Wladimir Balentien stayed on his torrid home run pace in a possible ...