Mejia, Viciedo named NPB's top hitters for April

Baseball / Japanese Baseball May 10, 2016

Mejia, Viciedo named NPB's top hitters for April

A pair of first basemen, the Seibu Lions' Ernesto Mejia and the Chunichi Dragons' Dayan Viciedo, grabbed the first monthly honors of the Nippon Professional Baseball season on Tuesday. On the pitchers' side, Pacific League honors went to the Chiba Lotte Marines' Hideaki Wakui and ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Dec 1, 2015

Dragons part ways with veteran infielder Luna

The Chunichi Dragons parted company with Hector Luna on Tuesday, when the 35-year-old first baseman was left off the Central League club's reserve list. In three seasons with the Dragons, Luna batted .316 with 34 home runs. He scored 187 runs and drove in 184. ...