Jul 20, 2014

BayStars take Gurriel off active roster

New Cuban import Yulieski Gurriel was deactivated on Sunday due to muscle inflammation in his left side, the Yokohama BayStars announced on Sunday. The 30-year-old slugging infielder, who is suffering from inflammation in his left oblique muscles, was scratched from a July 16 game ...

Goto goes deep as BayStars blank Giants

Jul 9, 2014

Goto goes deep as BayStars blank Giants

Taketoshi Goto hit a three-run home run in the early going as the Yokohama BayStars downed the Central League-leading Yomiuri Giants 3-0 on Wednesday night. Yasutomo Kubo (7-4) yielded five hits over six innings for the win and three relievers polished off the shutout ...

Aizawa homers in ninth as Carp storm past BayStars

Jun 29, 2014

Aizawa homers in ninth as Carp storm past BayStars

Tsubasa Aizawa hit a tiebreaking home run with one out in the ninth inning, Brad Eldred went deep twice, and the second-place Hiroshima Carp rallied once to beat the Yokohama BayStars 7-5 on Sunday afternoon. Yoshihiro Maru opened the scoring in the first with ...

Hurler Maeda guides Carp to sixth straight victory

Jun 27, 2014

Hurler Maeda guides Carp to sixth straight victory

The Hiroshima Carp resumed the regular season with a bang on Friday, cruising to their sixth straight victory in a 6-0 whitewash of the Yokohama BayStars. Kenta Maeda (7-4), who allowed three hits, struck out nine and walked two, led the way over seven ...

Yokohama's Gurriel breaks loose in Japan debut

Jun 8, 2014

Yokohama's Gurriel breaks loose in Japan debut

Cuba’s Yulieski Gurriel went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in his Japan debut as the Yokohama BayStars rallied to beat the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 5-1 on Sunday afternoon. Shun Yamaguchi (2-1) tossed one-run ball and yielded four hits over eight innings to win ...

Gourriel to make debut with BayStars Friday

Jun 2, 2014

Gourriel to make debut with BayStars Friday

Newly acquired Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel will make his debut with the Yokohama BayStars this week, manager Kiyoshi Nakahata revealed on Monday. Nakahata appears set to start Gourriel at third base and have him bat third in the starting lineup on Friday in the ...

Eagles' Norimoto throws two-hit shutout

May 22, 2014

Eagles' Norimoto throws two-hit shutout

Takahiro Norimoto threw a two-hitter for his second shutout of the season, Kazuya Fujita delivered a two-run single and the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles blanked the Yokohama BayStars 4-0 in a rain makeup game on Thursday night in Sendai. Norimoto (5-3), the 2013 Pacific ...