U.S. hands Japan first loss at Premier12

Baseball Nov 12, 2019

U.S. hands Japan first loss at Premier12

by Jason Coskrey

Japan had usually been able to find a way to come up with the big hit or big play when it absolutely needed to at this Premier12. The difference on Tuesday night was the Japanese found themselves against an opponent who was always ready with ...

Mexico blanks Australia to stay unbeaten at Premier12

Baseball Nov 12, 2019

Mexico blanks Australia to stay unbeaten at Premier12

by Jason Coskrey

The Mexican team had to travel to Japan from Mexico this week to compete in the Premier12 Super Round. The experience should make things easier next year, because its looking increasingly like Mexico will be back in 2020. Jonathan Jones and former Chunichi Dragons player Matt ...

Baseball Nov 9, 2019

Australia completes Premier12 super round field

Australia earned the final spot in the Premier12's super round by finishing second in Group C on Friday. Australia advanced on the tiebreaker rules after finishing with a 1-2 record, the same as Canada and Cuba. On Friday the Australians beat Canada 3-1, while South ...

Japan wraps up Premier12 group with perfect record

Baseball Nov 8, 2019

Japan wraps up Premier12 group with perfect record

Samurai Japan will head home to the Premier 12 super round having completed a sweep of Group B with an 8-1 win over group host Taiwan on Thursday. Both teams were playing for pride having already clinched a spot in the six-team round robin next ...

Japan national team announces 28-man roster team for Premier12

Baseball Oct 1, 2019

Japan national team announces 28-man roster team for Premier12

Yomiuri Giants captain Hayato Sakamoto was among the 28 players named Tuesday to the Japan national team for the upcoming Premier12, an international baseball event that doubles as a qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Sakamoto and four Giants teammates headline the roster for the ...

Baseball Nov 11, 2015

Canada, U.S. win at Premier12

Canada upset Cuba 5-1 and the United States trounced the Dominican Republic 11-5 Tuesday at the Premier12 baseball tournament. Pete Orr hit a two-run homer as Canada jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Cuba got a run ...