| Feb 16, 2013

Japan begins preparations for WBC

Samurai Japan hopefuls got under way with a training camp in Miyazaki on Friday as they aim to be named for the squad for the upcoming World Baseball Classic. Japan manager Koji Yamamoto, who has been tasked with trying to win the country's third consecutive ...

| Feb 8, 2013

Baseball legend Oh to toss first pitch at WBC

Sadaharu Oh, who managed Japan to victory in the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Japan kicks off its 2013 tournament, organizers announced Thursday. Oh, now the chairman of the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks, who will host Pool ...