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/ Dec 6, 2017

Tomoaki Kanemoto to return as Hanshin manager

The Hanshin Tigers have renewed the contract of manager Tomoaki Kanemoto, who was in the final year of a two-year deal, the director of the Central League ballclub said Wednesday. According to sources close to the team, the Tigers likely agreed on a multi-year contract ...

/ Dec 5, 2017

Swallows sign former MLB pitcher Matt Carasiti

The Tokyo Yakult Swallows on Tuesday announced the acquisition of right-hander Matt Carasiti from the Iowa Cubs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. The 26-year-old Carasiti, who has major league experience with the Colorado Rockies, joins the Central League club on a one-year deal ...