Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 10, 2018

NPB warns umpires who lost track of count

Five NPB umpires received severe warnings Friday for losing track of the count in an at-bat the day before. With one out and none on in the bottom of the third, home-plate umpire Chikara Tsugawa lost track of the count. He failed to send Hiroshima ...

Chunichi Dragons acquire reliever Joely Rodriguez

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 25, 2018

Chunichi Dragons acquire reliever Joely Rodriguez

The Chunichi Dragons announced Wednesday the acquisition of Dominican left-handed pitcher Joely Rodriguez, who parted ways with a Baltimore Orioles minor league affiliate earlier this month. The 26-year-old reliever previously played for Triple-A Norfolk this season, posting a 5-3 record with a 4.56 ERA in ...