Tag - hit-and-run

 
 

HIT AND RUN

Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Aug 10, 2010
Cuba-U.S. finale showcases baseball's Olympic worth
Sadaharu Oh saw a great game on Saturday night. Too bad IOC president Jacques Rogge wasn't there to watch it with him.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Aug 3, 2010
Media attention nothing new for celebrated hurler Saito
The fluttering of dozens of camera shutters following Japan's 4-0 win over South Korea on Friday served as a reminder that Yuki Saito is never far from the spotlight.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Jul 26, 2010
Dragons veteran Wada Central League's top player through first half
The 2010 All-Stars Series is over and all six Central League teams are back together and gearing up to make a run for the pennant.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Jul 13, 2010
Buffaloes hurler Kisanuki thriving in new surroundings
What's that old saying about one man's trash again?
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Jul 6, 2010
Tigers continuing to play well against Giants
Sorry Chunichi Dragons fans and condolences to supporters of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Jun 29, 2010
Streaking Fighters firing on all cylinders in Pacific League
Yu Darvish has been dominant, the pitching staff has followed his lead, and the offense is finding a way to drive in runs.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Jun 22, 2010
JPBPA needs to follow through on free agency proposals
The Japan Professional Baseball Players Association (JPBPA) has a chance to do some good by proposing more changes to the free agency system.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Jun 8, 2010
Maeda giving Carp fans reason to cheer
The Hiroshima Carp don't have much going for them, but there's one good reason to take in a game at Mazda Stadium.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Jun 1, 2010
Fighters' hitters not getting job done for team or Darvish
The Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters are getting what they paid for in terms of power numbers this season, which unfortunately for them isn't a whole lot.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
May 25, 2010
Time ripe for slumping Swallows, Takada to part ways
The vote of confidence the Tokyo Yakult Swallows gave manager Shigeru Takada on Friday served only to underscore how much the team is in need of a new voice.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
May 4, 2010
Recent run of success gives BayStars glimmer of hope
While it's too early to proclaim the winds of change have swept over the suddenly surging Yokohama BayStars, for the first time in a long while, there's something in the air.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Apr 27, 2010
Game takes backseat as Giants, Carp pay their respects to Kimura
Sometimes a baseball game can be about more than strikeouts and home runs. About more than wins and losses.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Apr 20, 2010
Streak's end could signal new beginning for Kanemoto
As he had done for the past eight years, Tomoaki Kanemoto arrived at the stadium on Sunday, put on an ash gray Hanshin Tigers road uniform, laced up his spikes, grabbed his hat and went about his preparations to play the Yokohama BayStars.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Apr 13, 2010
Improved pitching helps power Marines' surprising start
The season is young, but it's hard to dismiss what the Chiba Lotte Marines are doing.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Apr 6, 2010
Steady play needed from mercurial Sato
A pretty good pitcher will toss a great game on occasion. The elite hurlers are the ones who make a habit out of it.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Mar 30, 2010
Time ripe for Fighters, Eagles to make moves in bullpen
There are fewer things more frustrating to baseball managers, players and fans than watching a lead slip away in the ninth inning.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Mar 23, 2010
Central League's bottom three out to shake up status quo
The Central League race was mostly a bore last season.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Mar 16, 2010
Darvish's ascent could put strain on Fighters' wallets
Among the NPB's highest-paid players, Yu Darvish is somewhat of a rarity.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Jun 8, 2009
Hawks face challenge without Wada, Otanari
It's time to see what first-year manger Koji Akiyama and the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks are made of.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
May 23, 2009
BayStars need to end managerial carousel
Well somebody had to take the fall.

Longform

Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan