• SHARE

Hiroshima Carp ace Kenta Maeda pitched five shutout innings to lead Samurai Japan in a 2-0 victory over a group of visiting major league stars in Game 1 of the Japan All-Star series on Wednesday night in Osaka.

Eight years ago under Bruce Bochy, this year’s World Series championship manager with the San Francisco Giants, the MLB stars won the series 5-0. So much for a sweep this time.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)