Baseball / Japanese Baseball Dec 21, 2018

Hanshin reach deal for former Angel Marte

The Hanshin Tigers have reached an agreement to acquire former major league infielder Jefry Marte, the Central League club said Thursday. Marte played for the Detroit Tigers as a rookie in 2015 before spending three years with the Los Angeles Angels, where he was a ...

Tigers release infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 2, 2018

Tigers release infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka

The Hanshin Tigers have cut infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka following an injury-hampered six-year stint with the Central League club, the 34-year-old former major leaguer revealed Tuesday. In a post on Instagram, Nishioka said the club notified him on Monday that he was not part of its ...