/ Jul 11, 2017

Lions' Genda named to Pacific League All-Star roster

Seibu Lions rookie Sosuke Genda was added to the Pacific League's roster for this weekend's All-Star Series, NPB announced Tuesday. The 24-year-old replaces another shortstop, the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Golden Eagles’ Eigoro Mogi, for Friday’s game at Nagoya Dome and Saturday’s finale at Zozo Marine ...

/ Jul 3, 2017

Managers make final picks for All-Star series

Pacific League manager Hideki Kuriyama and his Central League counterpart Koichi Ogata completed their rosters on Monday ahead of this month's All-Star series. The final tally for roster spots leaves the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, a perennial PL powerhouse, and the Hiroshima Carp, the CL-leaders and ...

All-Star managers fill out squads

/ Jul 2, 2013

All-Star managers fill out squads

The rosters for this summer's All-Star Series were fleshed out on Monday as Central League manager Tatsunori Hara and Pacific League skipper Hideki Kuriyama named 33 players between them on Monday for the three-game series starting on July 19. "No matter what, I want to ...

Rookie Otani makes All-Star team as outfielder

/ Jun 25, 2013

Rookie Otani makes All-Star team as outfielder

Highly touted Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters rookie Shohei Otani was selected third in fan balloting among Pacific League outfielders to make the roster for the upcoming All-Star Series after the final results were announced on Monday. The 18-year-old Otani, who failed to make the top ...

Fujinami tops fan votes for All-Star Series

/ Jun 18, 2013

Fujinami tops fan votes for All-Star Series

Highly praised Hanshin Tigers rookie Shintaro Fujinami was the top vote-getter in fan balloting among Central League starters for the upcoming All-Star Series after results were announced at the halfway point on Monday. Fujinami received 96,322 votes, ahead of second-place Hiroshima Carp right-hander Ken Maeda ...