Baseball / Japanese Baseball Nov 15, 2016

Tigers won't re-sign slugger Gomez

The Hanshin Tigers said Tuesday they will not renew their contract with infielder Mauro Gomez, who spent three seasons with the Central League team. Gomez, 32, was the league's RBI king in his first year in NPB in 2014 with 109 RBIs, but had only ...

Tigers stave off elimination

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 11, 2015

Tigers stave off elimination

by Jason Coskrey

As reporters left the field at the conclusion of the Hanshin Tigers' batting practice, Tom O'Malley, one of the team's hitting coaches, gave a wave and said, "We'll see you tomorrow." It didn't take long for the Tigers to start proving him right. Randy Messenger was ...