Baseball Dec 10, 2013

Outfielder Tani to play for Buffaloes

Veteran outfielder Yoshitomo Tani, who has been released by the Yomiuri Giants, will join the Orix Buffaloes in 2014, the Pacific League club said Tuesday. The 40-year-old Tani makes his way back to his former club after a seven-year stint with Japan's most storied franchise. ...

Giants put away Carp

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 19, 2013

Giants put away Carp

by Jason Coskrey

This was the realist's ending. In the movies, the ball always clears the fence in the bottom of the ninth; scrappy, gritty, underdogs rarely lose; and the hero gets the girl in the end. Reality, though, has a way of getting in the way ...