Itoi wins PL stolen base crown at age 35

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 5, 2016

Itoi wins PL stolen base crown at age 35

Yoshio Itoi became the oldest player to lead a Japanese pro league in stolen bases on Wednesday, the final day of the Pacific League season. It was the first stolen base crown for the 35-year-old Orix Buffaloes outfielder, who swiped 53 to share the title ...

Marines top Eagles to lock up winning campaign

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 4, 2016

Marines top Eagles to lock up winning campaign

Pacific League batting leader Katsuya Kakunaka and 41-year-old veteran Kazuya Fukuura drove in one run each in the first inning as the Chiba Lotte Marines defeated the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4-2 on Tuesday to secure a winning record this season. Daichi Suzuki had an ...