Japan digs deep to win Premier12

Baseball Nov 18, 2019

Japan digs deep to win Premier12

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Samurai Japan finished its Premier12 campaign in successful fashion on Sunday night with a 5-3 victory over South Korea in the gold medal game at Tokyo Dome. While it was an accomplishment by itself, the feat was an appetizer en route to the ultimate goal ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 27, 2014

Fighters' Kaneko to retire at end of season

Shortstop Makoto Kaneko, who captained the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters to back-to-back Pacific League pennants in 2006 and 2007, announced Saturday that this season will be his last. "I may miss not being a ballplayer, but I've played 21 years and I have no regrets," ...