Senga impresses in WBC debut

Mar 9, 2017

Senga impresses in WBC debut

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Just when Australia thought it was safe to get back in the batter's box, with Japan ace Tomoyuki Sugano on the bench and out of pitches, it ran into the buzz saw that is Kodai Senga. It didn't take long for Senga to display the ...

Japan fills out team for World Baseball Classic

Jan 24, 2017

Japan fills out team for World Baseball Classic

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Samurai Japan mostly filled out its roster for the 2017 World Baseball Classic on Tuesday, adding eight players, but no major leaguers, to the 19 names released in December. The new players bring the roster up to 27, leaving one spot to be filled. "My tension ...

Yanagita pounces on Marines again

/ Aug 27, 2016

Yanagita pounces on Marines again

Yuki Yanagita erupted for five RBIs as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks hammered the Chiba Lotte Marines for the second straight day on Saturday, winning 14-3 to stay at the top of the Pacific-League standings. Yanagita, who had four RBIs on Friday in the Hawks' 11-3 ...

/ Sep 6, 2013

Hawks' Senga sidelined with muscle strain

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks rookie Kodai Senga has been diagnosed with a muscle strain that will sideline him for several weeks, the Pacific League club said Friday. Senga, who took part in this summer's All-Star series, was the fifth of 10 Hawks pitchers used in Wednesday's ...