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Red Sox shortstop rounds the bases after launching a two-run home run against the Cubs on Saturday.
Apr 28, 2024
Masataka Yoshida and Ceddanne Rafaela help Red Sox to rout of Cubs
The former Orix Buffaloes star had four hits and three runs scored as the host Boston Red Sox crushed the Chicago Cubs 17-0 on Saturday.
Masataka Yoshida watches his second home run of the season during Boston's win over Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Apr 21, 2024
Masataka Yoshida's bat helps Red Sox overcome Pirates
Yoshida hit his second home run of the season to give Boston a 4-1 lead in the sixth inning.
Former Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Naoyuki Uwasawa ton the mound against the Baltimore Orioles in a Spring Training game in Port Charlotte, Florida, on March 15.
Mar 28, 2024
Red Sox sign Japanese pitcher Naoyuki Uwasawa from Rays
The 30-year-old Uwasawa made the jump to MLB this offseason from the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters.
Bianca Smith works with an elementary school player in Higashikawa, Hokkaido, on Jan. 29.
Mar 11, 2024
Trailblazing female baseball coach Bianca Smith hopes to reach NPB in Japan
Smith was the first Black woman hired to coach by a Major League Baseball team.
Yoshinobu Yamamoto greets the crowd at a fan appreciation event at Kyocera Dome Osaka last month.
Dec 13, 2023
Dodgers, Red Sox and Jays to meet with Yoshinobu Yamamoto
While only one MLB pitcher has ever signed for over $300 million, speculation has Yamamoto potentially landing a deal that would approach that figure.
Boston Red Sox left fielder Masataka Yoshida strikes out to end a game on Sept. 26 against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park in Boston.
Nov 9, 2023
Red Sox's Yoshida vows to build on 'tough' rookie season
The two-time batting champion with the Orix Buffaloes in the Pacific League finished his first MLB season with a .289 average and 15 home runs.
Masataka Yoshida hits a ninth-inning double for the Red Sox against the Orioles in Baltimore, Maryland, on Saturday.
Oct 1, 2023
Masataka Yoshida sets Red Sox record; Seiya Suzuki's Cubs miss playoffs
Batting fourth as designated hitter, Yoshida went 3-for-5 with an RBI in the penultimate game of the season.
Seiya Suzuki of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after a home run in the second inning of a game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on Monday in Chicago.
BASEBALL / MLB / Baseball
Sep 5, 2023
Suzuki and Yoshida each hit their 15th home run of MLB season
Suzuki drove in the game's first two runs and finished 2-for-4 with three RBIs in the Cubs' 5-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
The Red Sox's Masataka Yoshida returns to the dugout after hitting a three-run home run against the Royals in Kansas City, Missouri, on Sunday.
Sep 4, 2023
Masataka Yoshida ends home run drought as Red Sox top Royals
Yoshida went deep for the first time since Aug. 18 when he opened the scoring in the top of the fourth inning at Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium.
Masataka Yoshida recorded two hits in the Red Sox's loss to the Nationals on Thursday.
Aug 18, 2023
Masataka Yoshida records two hits in Red Sox's loss to against Nationals
Yoshida, a two-time batting champion in Japan's Pacific League, went 2-for-4 with a pair of opposite-field singles.
Masataka Yoshida hits a two-run home run against the Braves in Boston on Tuesday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 26, 2023
Masataka Yoshida goes 3-for-4 with homer as Red Sox beat Braves
The Japanese outfielder improved his batting average to an American League-best .320 after launching the two-run shot to right with his third hit of the night.
Japan Times
Jul 23, 2023
Masataka Yoshida takes AL batting average lead with three-hit night
The 30-year-old major league rookie had three singles beginning with a line drive to left field off Max Scherzer in the first inning at Fenway Park.
Japan Times
Jul 17, 2023
Masataka Yoshida hits grand slam in Red Sox win; Shohei Ohtani hits No. 34 for Angels
A day after his 30th birthday, when he saw his multi-hit streak end at eight games, Yoshida went 3-for-5 and scored two runs.
Japan Times
Jul 10, 2023
Masataka Yoshida connects on 10th home run as Red Sox earn fifth straight win
Masataka Yoshida belted his 10th home run in his seventh straight multiple-hit game to lift the Boston Red Sox past the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday, helping his team win its fifth straight.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 25, 2023
Shohei Ohtani hits 12th home run of season to help Angels beat Red Sox
Shohei Ohtani launched his 12th home run of the season for the Los Angeles Angels in a 7-3 victory over a Boston Red Sox team that featured his Samurai Japan teammate Masataka Yoshida on Wednesday.
Japan Times
May 5, 2023
Masataka Yoshida takes hitting streak to 14 with home run in Red Sox win
'The Blue Jays are in our division, so this four-game sweep was huge. I want to help continue the win streak.'
Japan Times
May 2, 2023
Masataka Yoshida's hit streak reaches 11 in Red Sox's walk-off win
The former Pacific League batting champion raised his batting average for the season to .286 with his 2-for-4 effort on Monday.
Japan Times
Apr 24, 2023
Masataka Yoshida homers twice in one inning to lead Red Sox past Brewers
Only three other Red Sox players have hit two homers in the same inning — David Ortiz in 2008, Nomar Garciaparra in 2002 and Ellis Burks in 1990.
Japan Times
Apr 18, 2023
Shohei Ohtani's start shortened by rain delay in Angels' win
The Angels snapped a three-game losing streak with the help of Hunter Renfroe, who homered and drove in four runs.
Japan Times
Apr 17, 2023
Shohei Ohtani to take mound as Angels try to avoid four-game sweep in Boston
'With all due respect to all the athletes in the world, he has to be the best athlete,' Red Sox manager Alex Cora said of Ohtani.


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