Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 12, 2015

Wada to hang up cleats at end of season

Chunichi Dragons veteran outfielder Kazuhiro Wada will retire at the end of the season, he told reporters before a game against the Tokyo Yakult Swallows on Saturday afternoon at Nagoya Dome. "Stay tuned for details," the 43-year-old Wada said. In his 19th year of pro baseball, ...

NPB announces  monthly MVP winners

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 8, 2014

NPB announces monthly MVP winners

Hanshin Tigers left-hander Minoru Iwata and Chunichi Dragons veteran outfielder Kazuhiro Wada won the July MVP awards for pitchers and position players, alike, in the Central League on Friday. At 42 years, 1 month, Wada became the oldest to claim the award in either league, ...