Dec 1, 2016

Hurler Yamaguchi set to join Giants

Right-hander Shun Yamaguchi, who declared himself a free agent from the Yokohama BayStars last month, is joining the Giants, Yomiuri general manager Tatsuyoshi Tsutsumi said Thursday. Tsutsumi said Yamaguchi, 29, contacted him around noon and told him he wants to play for the Giants. ...

Nov 18, 2016

Fighters sign veteran pitcher Murata

Former Yomiuri Giants and Cleveland Indians minor leaguer Toru Murata has signed with the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, the team announced Friday. Murata is currently playing winter ball in Venezuela, where local media reported Sunday that the 31-year-old pitcher will attempt a comeback in ...

BayStars make Climax Series debut against rival Giants

Oct 7, 2016

BayStars make Climax Series debut against rival Giants

The Yokohama BayStars, the only team that had not yet played in the Climax Series since the postseason format was introduced in 2007, are up against a postseason regular, the Yomiuri Giants, as their best-of-three first-stage series begins Saturday at Tokyo Dome. Under first-year ...