Baldiris' homer sends BayStars past Carp

May 15, 2015

Baldiris' homer sends BayStars past Carp

Aarom Baldiris hit a two-run home run that put the Central League-leading Yokohama BayStars in front for good in a wild 6-5 win over the Hiroshima Carp. The BayStars overturned a three-run deficit against veteran Hiroki Kuroda with a run in the fourth and ...

Ogawa does it all as Swallows beat BayStars

Apr 17, 2015

Ogawa does it all as Swallows beat BayStars

Yasuhiro “Ryan” Ogawa took a one-hit shutout into the ninth inning to earn the win as the Tokyo Yakult Swallows beat the Yokohama BayStars 3-1 on Friday night. On a rainy night at Jingu Stadium, Ogawa (2-0) didn’t allow a base runner until after ...

Apr 3, 2015

Kumazaki calls Gourriel row an 'individual contract problem'

Nippon Professional Baseball commissioner Katsuhiko Kumazaki suggested on Friday that the nullification of infielder Yulieski Gourriel’s contract with the Yokohama BayStars is not likely to influence the future signings of Cuban baseball players in Japan. “I think of this as an individual contract problem,” ...

Apr 2, 2015

BayStars void Gourriel's contract

Yokohama BayStars general manager Shigeru Takada revealed Thursday that the club has informed infielder Yulieski Gourriel that his contract has been nullified. Gourriel was scheduled to arrive in Japan at the end of March following the conclusion of Cuba’s domestic season, but has cited a thigh ...

Kajitani, Lopez spark BayStars in rout of Giants

Mar 28, 2015

Kajitani, Lopez spark BayStars in rout of Giants

Shun Yamaguchi threw two-run ball over eight innings and the Yokohama BayStars broke out the bats to wallop the Yomiuri Giants 10-2 for their first victory of the 2015 regular season on Saturday afternoon. Takayuki Kajitani went 4-for-5 with three RBIs and Jose Lopez ...