Yuya Yanagi tosses gem as Dragons cage Tigers

Baseball / Japanese Baseball May 11, 2019

Yuya Yanagi tosses gem as Dragons cage Tigers

Yuya Yanagi went eight innings without allowing a run to help lead the Chunichi Dragons to a 5-1 win over the Hanshin Tigers on Saturday. Yanagi (3-1) fanned 12 at Koshien Stadium, including six straight in the third and fourth innings, while Randy Messenger (2-3) ...

Matsuzaka hurts shoulder after fan pulls arm

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Feb 12, 2019

Matsuzaka hurts shoulder after fan pulls arm

Former big leaguer Daisuke Matsuzaka has another hurdle to clear with inflammation in his right shoulder after a fan pulled his arm during an event at spring training. The Chunichi Dragons said Tuesday that Matsuzaka has been prohibited from throwing after feeling discomfort in his ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Dec 3, 2018

Dragons acquire former major league lefty Enny Romero

The Chunichi Dragons announced Monday the acquisition of Dominican pitcher Enny Romero, who participated in last year's World Baseball Classic. Romero, 27, signed a contract with the Central League club for an estimated annual salary of ¥50 million (about $440,000). He began his career with ...