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BASEBALL / MLB
Jan 11, 2023
Carlos Correa comes to terms with Twins, leaving the Mets behind
The Twins deal is also pending a physical. So until it is completed, everyone will have to stay tuned.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Dec 9, 2022
Yankees agree to record $360 million deal with Aaron Judge
The National League's San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres were also pitching offers to Judge.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Dec 7, 2022
Giants go big with $360 million offer for Aaron Judge
Judge turned down a seven-year, $213.5 million extension offer from the Yankees in March and went on to hit an American League-record 62 home runs.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 14, 2022
Munetaka Murakami sets his sights on bigger things — including MLB
There are probably many in MLB who feel the 22-year-old is ready for the challenge after putting the baseball world on notice with his performance this past season.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / Longform
Nov 14, 2022
Could Roki Sasaki become the future face of Japanese baseball?
Chiba Lotte Marines starting pitcher reflects on the highs and lows of his breakout season.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 3, 2022
Buffaloes may allow Masataka Yoshida to make MLB move via posting system under right conditions
Because Yoshida still needs to qualify to go to MLB as a free agent, any move would require Orix to approve a transfer via the posting system.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 27, 2022
World Series storylines: Phillies' mentality versus Astros' experience
The Astros' sordid sign-stealing history means they won't be America's favorites, but Las Vegas has no problem making them the odds-on preference to 'win' their second title since 2017.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 24, 2022
Astros rally to sweep Yankees and set up Phillies game in World Series
Houston will open the World Series Friday night at home against Philadelphia, which beat San Diego earlier Sunday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 24, 2022
Phillies advance to World Series by beating Padres
Bryce Harper became the first Philadelphia player in 41 years with a go-ahead homer so late in a playoff contest to send the team to its first World Series since 2009.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 23, 2022
Astros and Phillies win big to reach brink of World Series
Rhys Hoskins smashed two home runs as Philadelphia outslugged visiting San Diego, while Houston pitchers allowed the Yankees only one hit over eight innings in a shutout.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 21, 2022
Framber Valdez tosses gem to give Astros 2-0 ALCS edge over Yankees
Valdez allowed two unearned runs on four hits and no walks while recording nine strikeouts.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 21, 2022
Yes, starters are going deeper into MLB games this postseason
In the case of the San Diego Padres, manager Bob Melvin thinks letting starters go deep is part of the reason they've gotten so far in the playoffs.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 19, 2022
Padres' Yu Darvish surrenders two homers in Game 1 loss to Phillies
Darvish let Bryce Harper go deep in the fourth inning and Kyle Schwarber in the sixth during his 95-pitch effort at Petco Park in San Diego.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 18, 2022
Dodgers enter offseason of soul searching after early playoff exit
A number of players who contributed to the team's franchise-record 111-win regular season could leave over the winter, putting more pressure on embattled manager Dave Roberts.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 17, 2022
Yu Darvish to start for Padres in Game 1 of NLCS
It will be the second time in three playoff series that Darvish has started in the opener after kicking off San Diego's postseason run with an outing in the NL wild-card series.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 16, 2022
Guardians stage late-inning comeback to take 2-1 ALDS lead against Yankees
Rookie Oscar Gonzalez has matched Hall of Famer David Ortiz for the most go-ahead hits in the ninth inning or later in a single postseason.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 16, 2022
Five-run inning propels Padres to NLDS win over Dodgers
The Padres will open the National League Championship Series on Tuesday at home against Philadelphia.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 16, 2022
Jeremy Pena's home run lifts Astros to 18-inning win and sweep of Mariners
The Astros swept the best-of-five series 3-0, advancing to the ALCS for the sixth straight year and spoiling Seattle's first postseason appearance since 2001.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 16, 2022
Underdog Phillies slay Braves to reach first NLCS since 2010
The Phillies, the last team to clinch a playoff spot in the regular season, are now halfway to being the last team standing.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 14, 2022
Shohei Ohtani runner-up to Aaron Judge in Baseball Digest MVP award
Judge received 18 first-place votes from the 22-member panel of former players while Ohtani garnered four first-place votes.

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