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'Iron Man' Sachio Kinugasa dies at 71

/ Apr 24, 2018

'Iron Man' Sachio Kinugasa dies at 71

Hall of Famer Sachio Kinugasa, whose 2,215 consecutive games played remain a Japan pro baseball record, died of colon cancer Monday at 71, an informed source said. Nicknamed "Iron Man," Kinugasa played for the Hiroshima Carp from 1965 to 1987 and was the Central League's ...

Tigers hand Dragons fifth straight defeat

/ Apr 20, 2018

Tigers hand Dragons fifth straight defeat

The Hanshin Tigers kept former major leaguer Daisuke Matsuzaka from earning his first win since his return to NPB in 2015 with a 2-1 victory over the Chunichi Dragons on Thursday. In his second start for the Dragons, the 37-year-old Matsuzaka was tagged with his ...

Last-place Eagles sink league-leading Lions

/ Apr 15, 2018

Last-place Eagles sink league-leading Lions

The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles snapped a three-game losing streak Sunday, beating the league-leading Seibu Lions 12-6 on the back of an eight-run first inning. The Eagles' lineup cost starter Brian Wolfe (1-1) seven hits and eight runs, seven of them earned, in ⅓ of ...

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