Eagles acquire infielder Cruz from Giants

/ Jul 26, 2017

Eagles acquire infielder Cruz from Giants

The Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles on Wednesday bolstered their middle infield by purchasing Luis Cruz from the Central League's Yomiuri Giants. The 33-year-old Mexican was in his second season with Yomiuri after spending two years with the PL's Chiba Lotte Marines. Cruz, who ...

Nashida unruffled by WBC brawl

| Mar 12, 2013

Nashida unruffled by WBC brawl

Japan head coach Masataka Nashida said Monday he had no worries about his team getting involved in any brawls such as the one that marred Saturday's first-round Pool D game between Mexico and Canada. The first-round tiebreaker rewards teams for lopsided victories, encouraging Canada to ...