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NPB names monthly MVP winners for March-April

/ May 9, 2018

NPB names monthly MVP winners for March-April

Hanshin Tigers right-hander Randy Messenger won his third monthly MVP award and 12th-year Yomiuri Giants infielder Hayato Sakamoto was one of two first-time winners, Nippon Professional Baseball announced Wednesday. Messenger, the first foreign pitcher in NPB to make four straight opening-day starts, was selected as ...

Tigers hand Dragons fifth straight defeat

/ Apr 20, 2018

Tigers hand Dragons fifth straight defeat

The Hanshin Tigers kept former major leaguer Daisuke Matsuzaka from earning his first win since his return to NPB in 2015 with a 2-1 victory over the Chunichi Dragons on Thursday. In his second start for the Dragons, the 37-year-old Matsuzaka was tagged with his ...