Stewart’s day wasn’t groundbreaking, but his career path might be.
Jason Coskrey is a sports writer for The Japan Times. His primary focus is Japanese baseball, but he has also covered soccer, American football, boxing and basketball. He previously worked for the Marietta Daily Journal in Marietta, Ga. A native of Detroit, he is a graduate of the University of Alabama-Birmingham.
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The former Yankees ace, who rejoined Rakuten over the winter after seven seasons in the majors, was tagged for two home runs in Saturday's loss to the Fighters.
Sho Nakata hit a two-run homer in the first inning, Kazunari Ishii went deep in the second and the Fighters spoiled Tanaka's season debut.
With the countdown to the Summer Games now below 100 days, the spotlight on one of the world’s premier baseball powers will only grow brighter by the day.
Seishu Hatake lamented the fact he couldn't pitch until the end of the Yomiuri Giants' game against the Chunichi Dragons. While he didn't the shutout he was looking for, a win isn't a bad consolation prize. Hatake held the Dragons scoreless into the ninth and got ...
Let’s all stand back for a minute and marvel at Teruaki Sato. The Hanshin Tigers rookie is just 15 games into his career and already among the players generating the most buzz in NPB. Sato produced one of the early highlights of the season on Friday ...
Martin homered in his first two at-bats and the Marines avoided a three-game losing streak.
Just before the Yomiuri Giants and Yokohama BayStars went into the bottom of the ninth tied 7-7 on March 26, the first night of the season, there was an announcement over the PA system at Tokyo Dome. It was a reminder there would not be ...
On Sunday, he finally won his first game as the team’s manager after coming up short eight times.
The fan-favorite reliever, who gave up a two-run lead in Tuesday's loss to the Swallows, is aiming for a comeback season after a dismal 2020 campaign.