Swallows send BayStars to ninth straight loss

Aug 10, 2013

Swallows send BayStars to ninth straight loss

The Yokohama BayStars had enough fight to force extra innings on Saturday, but could not halt their losing streak as Atori Ota (1-3) issued four 11th-inning walks, sealing a 3-2 walk-off defeat to the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. The BayStars, who tied the game in ...

Giants bash BayStars in series opener

Aug 6, 2013

Giants bash BayStars in series opener

Shuichi Murata and John Bowker homered, lefty Tetsuya Utsumi went seven shutout innings, and the Central League-leading Yomiuri Giants blanked the Yokohama BayStars 6-0 to open a three-game series on Tuesday night. Yomiuri center fielder Hisayoshi Chono went 3-for-4, delivering a two-run single to ...

Jul 18, 2013

Veteran Ramirez deactivated by BayStars

The Yokohama BayStars sent down Alex Ramirez on Thursday with the 38-year-old outfielder hitting a paltry .185 with two homers this season. It is the first time Ramirez has been demoted due to poor performance since arriving in Japan in 2001. Ramirez became the ...

Giants lefty Sugiuchi rattles BayStars

Jul 7, 2013

Giants lefty Sugiuchi rattles BayStars

Lefty Toshiya Sugiuchi won a pitching duel against veteran right-hander Daisuke Miura as the Yomiuri Giants beat the Yokohama BayStars 2-0 on Sunday afternoon. Leadoff hitter Daisuke Nakai hit a two-run homer off Miura with two outs in the fourth inning at Tokyo Dome. ...

Dragons' Yamai tosses no-hitter against BayStars

Jun 29, 2013

Dragons' Yamai tosses no-hitter against BayStars

Daisuke Yamai, who was famously denied an opportunity to complete a perfect game in the 2007 Japan Series, threw the 88th no-hitter in the history of Nippon Professional Baseball on Friday as the Chunichi Dragons defeated the Yokohama BayStars 9-0 in Central League action. ...

Morgan, BayStars trample over Lions

Jun 16, 2013

Morgan, BayStars trample over Lions

by Jason Coskrey

Nyjer Morgan knows his game. So he wasn’t too hard on himself when he struggled early in the season. Because he knew that as soon as the weather began to warm up, so too would his bat. The resurgent Morgan had a come-from-behind three-run ...

Marines beat BayStars to halt four-game skid

Jun 15, 2013

Marines beat BayStars to halt four-game skid

Right-hander Yuki Karakawa allowed a run in six innings to pitch the Pacific League-leading Chiba Lotte Marines to a 3-1 interleague victory over the Yokohama BayStars on Friday. Karakawa (4-4) gave up six hits and issued two walks, both to Japan home run leader ...