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 ...

New Giants lefty Poreda settling in well

Mar 1, 2015

New Giants lefty Poreda settling in well

Despite an initial phase of uncertainty about moving to Japan, new Yomiuri Giants lefty Aaron Poreda appears to be taking well to pitching in unfamiliar territory. On Sunday, Poreda got his first taste of his home park’s mound with two scoreless innings in a ...

Jan 31, 2015

Spring training set to start

Spring training officially kicks off on Sunday for all 12 of Nippon Professional Baseball’s teams in Miyazaki and Okinawa prefectures. Miyazaki will get much of the early focus with both the Japan Series and Pacific League champion Fukuoka Softbank Hawks sharing the city with ...

Jan 30, 2015

Matsui plans visit to Giants' training camp

Retired former New York Yankees outfielder Hideki Matsui will observe the Yomiuri Giants’ spring training camp in Miyazaki on Feb. 3-4, Giants team representative Atsushi Harasawa revealed on Friday. The news came a day after it was announced that Matsui will visit the Yokohama ...