High school ace Roki Sasaki declares for NPB draft

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 2, 2019

High school ace Roki Sasaki declares for NPB draft

Flame-throwing high school pitcher Roki Sasaki said Wednesday he had registered for Nippon Professional Baseball's Oct. 17 draft and suggested he would play for any team that drafted him. The announcement, made during at a news conference in Iwate Prefecture, threw cold water on the ...

NTT becomes MLB's first Japanese information technology partner

Baseball / MLB Sep 5, 2019

NTT becomes MLB's first Japanese information technology partner

Major League Baseball and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. announced a three-year partnership on Wednesday, making NTT the first Japanese information technology company to become an official MLB partner in the United States. The collaboration will create a new experience for baseball fans with NTT's ...

Dodgers reportedly back in pursuit of free agent Harper

Baseball / MLB Feb 26, 2019

Dodgers reportedly back in pursuit of free agent Harper

Bryce Harper reportedly met with representatives of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday in Las Vegas as the drawn-out pursuit of baseball's top free agent extends deep into spring training. Multiple outlets reported Monday the Dodgers are back in the Harper sweepstakes, which had been ...