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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 ...

Koshien: Annual event has provided a century of thrills

Baseball Aug 3, 2018

Koshien: Annual event has provided a century of thrills

by Robert Whiting

Ah, Koshien. The 100th National High School Baseball Tournament gets underway on Sunday at historic Koshien Stadium near Kobe. Organized by the Japan High School Baseball Federation in association with the prestigious Asahi Shimbun, the tourney is the largest sporting event in Japan, on par ...