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‘Deep’ tourism explores the darker side of Tokyo

Jul 05, 2018

‘Deep’ tourism explores the darker side of Tokyo

by Alex Martin

Hidden behind the capital's glassy high-rises and bustling shopping streets are dusty remnants of red-light districts and smoky bar alleys preserving traces of an older Tokyo — pockets of history Hisaki Kurosawa explores to catch glimpses of the other, more textured face of the ...

Resurgent Kris Johnson leads Carp past Swallows

/ Jul 05, 2018

Resurgent Kris Johnson leads Carp past Swallows

Kris Johnson worked into the ninth to pitch the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp to a 4-2 win over the Tokyo Yakult Swallows on Wednesday. Johnson, the 2016 Sawamura Award winner, improved to 5-2. After winning 29 games over his first two seasons in Japan, fitness ...

Shohei Ohtani returns to Angels' lineup

/ Jul 05, 2018

Shohei Ohtani returns to Angels' lineup

The Los Angeles Angels activated two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani from the 10-day disabled list Tuesday and used him as the designated hitter in their game against the Seattle Mariners. Ohtani and his injured right elbow are only cleared to hit for now, but Los Angeles ...