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NIPPON PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL

Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 27, 2017
NPB names former Tokyo Stock Exchange boss Atsushi Saito next commissioner
Former securities exchange executive Atsushi Saito was approved as the next commissioner of Nippon Professional Baseball on Monday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 13, 2017
NPB to introduce video challenge system
Starting next season, managers in Japan will be able to request video reviews of calls on the field of play following a decision on Monday by Nippon Professional Baseball.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / HIT AND RUN
Oct 2, 2017
Time has come for NPB to address system for makeup games
On Sunday, the MLB season ended with all 30 teams in action, wrapping up the year in a nice and tidy 15-game bow as focus shifts to the playoffs.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 14, 2017
New posting system discussed by MLB, NPB as Otani eyes majors
Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball are discussing two proposals to replace the current posting system that would eliminate Japanese teams' ability to set a negotiating price for posted players.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 14, 2017
Batting, not money, could be key factor in race to land Fighters star Otani
Should Shohei Otani move to the majors via the posting system, as informed sources said Tuesday he expects to do, it will be a rare case where money will not be a primary factor in negotiations.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jan 5, 2017
NPB eyes 'meaningful' international games to bolster national team in run-up to 2020 Olympics
Nippon Professional Baseball is working to line up November exhibition games in order to strengthen its national team before the 2020 Olympics, commissioner Katsuhiko Kumazaki said Thursday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 1, 2016
BayStars' Ikeda ready to turn club into winner on diamond
Second in a two-part series
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 31, 2016
BayStars president Ikeda building brighter future for team
First in a two-part series
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 20, 2016
NPB set to introduce revised collision rule
Nippon Professional Baseball's revised collision-prevention guidelines will be put into effect this week, the commissioner's office announced Wednesday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 15, 2016
JPBPA opposes potential mid-season change to collision rule
The Japan Professional Baseball Players Association on Friday decided to oppose Nippon Professional Baseball's potential mid-year introduction of the revised guidelines on preventing home plate collisions.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 11, 2016
NPB owners willing to suspend season during 2020 Olympics
Nippon Professional Baseball's owners have signed off on a policy of interrupting the 2020 season while the Tokyo Olympics are taking place.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 1, 2016
Players union, management hold talks about pushing back start of 2017 season
The players union met with management representatives on Friday to discuss delaying the start of the 2017 season on account of the World Baseball Classic.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jan 19, 2016
NPB expands replay to plays at home plate, regional parks
Starting this year, umpires in Nippon Professional Baseball will be able to use video replay to assist on plays at home plate.
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JAPAN
Nov 10, 2015
Giants pitchers to be banned from baseball for betting on games
Nippon Professional Baseball will ban three Yomiuri Giants pitchers indefinitely for their involvement in a gambling scandal and fine the team ¥10 million.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 30, 2015
NPB mulls expanded replay, ball-tracking technology
Nippon Professional Baseball decided on Friday to consider introducing more technology into its game.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / BASEBALL BULLET-IN
Apr 18, 2015
Spring chills pose challenges for baseball players, fans
The weather throughout Japan may be warming now that we have passed the middle of April, but there were some cold, wet days at the end of March and the beginning of this month that made it uncomfortable to play — and watch — baseball.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 26, 2013
Kato criticizes third-party investigation of ball scandal
Ryozo Kato stepped down on Friday from his post as commissioner of Nippon Professional Baseball and hit out at the report of a third-party investigation into a scandal over changes made to the ball for this season.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 25, 2013
Kato criticizes third-party investigation of ball scandal
Ryozo Kato stepped down on Friday from his post as commissioner of Nippon Professional Baseball and hit out at the report of a third-party investigation into a scandal over changes made to the ball for this season.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 3, 2013
NPB boss Kato reiterates intent to stay on job
Nippon Professional Baseball commissioner Ryozo Kato, who has come under fire after the league secretly altered its baseball, insisted anew on Monday he has no plans of stepping down in the wake of the scandal.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / HIT AND RUN
Jun 14, 2013
Lack of transparency on ball changes causes NPB grief
Nippon Professional Baseball did not err when it introduced a standardized baseball two seasons ago. The change was needed.

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