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Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 15, 2013
Status of posting system may put Tanaka in limbo
Masahiro Tanaka figures to be one of the most intriguing NPB exports if the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles decide to post the star right-hander after the season.
Jul 20, 2013
Japan eyes full-time baseball skipper for national team
Japan will decide on a full-time national-team manager by this fall in a bid to recapture the World Baseball Classic title in 2017, Kyodo News learned Friday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 19, 2013
Otani puts talents on display in All-Star opener
Fighters rookie Shohei Otani makes his All-Star debut on the mound and in the field as the CL and PL play to a stalemate.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 13, 2013
NPB commissioner denies knowledge of changes to ball
Nippon Professional Baseball commissioner Ryozo Kato said Wednesday he had not been informed of changes made to this year's ball to make it more lively.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Mar 29, 2013
2013 Pacific League Preview
Final installment of a two-part 2013 NPB Preview.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Mar 28, 2013
2013 Central League Preview
In order of predicted finish:
Feb 10, 2013
Murakami ideal man for new U.N. goodwill ambassador role
Kudos to Masanori Murakami, the first Japanese player in the major leagues, on his recent appointment as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees. "Mashi" is highly qualified to take the leadership role in supporting charities and, having been acquainted with him for...
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jan 30, 2013
Otani ready for new challenges with Fighters
Shohei Otani spent part of his Saturday afternoon being shepherded around one of Makuhari Messe's spacious international exhibition halls while having ham shoved in his mouth.
Japan Times
Jan 28, 2013
Buffaloes need pitchers to succeed in search for redemption
Tomoya Yagi will be attempting to revive his career when the 2013 NPB season begins. So will Shun Tono, Takahiro Mahara, and Kei Igawa.


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