Baseball / Japanese Baseball Dec 4, 2014

Swallows re-sign veteran reliever Barnette

Tokyo Yakult Swallows closer Tony Barnette has re-signed for the 2015 season, the Central League club announced Thursday. In an injury-shortened season, the 31-year-old Barnette, who was deactivated on Sept. 23 due to strained left oblique muscles, worked 33 games with a 1-2 record and ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball May 21, 2014

Swallows outfielder Milledge to miss rest of season

Tokyo Yakult Swallows outfielder Lastings Milledge has undergone shoulder surgery and will miss the remainder of the season, the Central League club announced on Wednesday. Milledge, who has been in the United States for detailed examinations on his injured right shoulder, was diagnosed with a ...