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/ Mar 9, 2018

Ex-MLB closer Koji Uehara returns to Giants

Former major league pitcher Koji Uehara has returned to the Yomiuri Giants. The Central League team announced on Friday that it signed Uehara, but financial terms of the deal were not revealed. "There is only one thing for me to do, and that is to play ...

Koji Uehara intends to retire after 2018 season

/ Jan 20, 2018

Koji Uehara intends to retire after 2018 season

World Series-winning reliever Koji Uehara said Saturday he expects to hang up his cleats after one more season in the majors. "I want to play this year, for one more year," the free-agent right-hander said at a baseball clinic in Fukushima. "If I get a ...

Uehara left off Cubs' NLCS roster

/ Oct 15, 2017

Uehara left off Cubs' NLCS roster

Right-hander Koji Uehara did not make the cut as the Chicago Cubs on Saturday announced their 25-man roster ahead of the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers starting the same day. Uehara, who is making his way back from back pain that ...

Cubs' Uehara heads to DL with strained neck

/ Aug 10, 2017

Cubs' Uehara heads to DL with strained neck

Right-hander Koji Uehara has been placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a neck strain, the Chicago Cubs said Wednesday. The 42-year-old was removed from Tuesday's game against the San Francisco Giants after throwing just six pitches in the seventh inning. He will be ...

Stanton stays hot, powers Marlins past Rangers

/ Jul 25, 2017

Stanton stays hot, powers Marlins past Rangers

By the end of his career, Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton would like to homer in all 30 major league parks. He added another to his list in a big way Monday night, hitting a pair of home runs against the Texas Rangers in a ...

Baez hits grand slam, Bryant homers as Cubs beat Reds 9-5

/ May 19, 2017

Baez hits grand slam, Bryant homers as Cubs beat Reds 9-5

The Cubs are starting to show the pop that helped propel them to their first championship in 108 years. For that, manager Joe Maddon credited their starting pitching. Javier Baez hit a grand slam, Kris Bryant homered and the Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-5 Thursday ...

Darvish, Gomez power Rangers past Angels

/ Apr 30, 2017

Darvish, Gomez power Rangers past Angels

Yu Darvish allowed two runs in six innings on Saturday, earning his third win as Carlos Gomez hit for the cycle in the Texas Rangers' 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels. Darvish (3-2) surrendered one earned run on three hits and four walks, while ...

Maeda allows six in latest outing

/ Apr 23, 2017

Maeda allows six in latest outing

Kenta Maeda gave up six runs over five innings and suffered his second loss of the season as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell 11-5 to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. At Chase Field in Phoenix, Maeda (1-2) yielded nine hits including four home runs, walked ...