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Padres starter Yu Darvish pitches against the Braves during the second inning in Atlanta on Sunday. The Padres won 9-1, and Darvish earned his 200th pro victory between North America and Japan.
May 20, 2024
Yu Darvish earns 200th career victory as Padres rout Braves
Darvish is the third pitcher with 200 wins between MLB and Japan after Hiroki Kuroda (203) and Hideo Nomo (201).
Padres starter Yu Darvish reacts after striking out the Dodgers' Will Smith to end the sixth inning during his team's win over the Dodgers in San Diego on Sunday.
May 13, 2024
Yu Darvish sharp as Padres hit three HRs in win over Dodgers
Yu Darvish retired the first 14 batters he faced and allowed just two hits in seven shutout innings as the Padres blanked the Dodgers.
Cubs starting pitcher Shota Imanaga pitches against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York on Wednesday.
May 7, 2024
Shota Imanaga looks to continue stellar stretch as Cubs face Padres
Imanaga has sparkled for Chicago since the 30-year-old joined the Cubs after eight seasons in Japan's top league
Dodgers pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto looks on after the Padres' Luis Campusano hit an RBI double in the top of the first inning of his MLB debut in Seoul on Thursday.
Mar 22, 2024
Yamamoto back to drawing board after disastrous Dodgers debut
Yamamoto’s MLB career got off to a difficult start on Thursday night and the long-time Orix Buffaloes ace only lasted one inning.
Dodgers' pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto pitches during the first inning of his MLB debut in Seoul. The outing was one to forget for the former Orix Buffaloes ace.
Mar 22, 2024
Yamamoto shelled in debut as Dodgers lose to Padres
Yamamoto, who joined the Dodgers on a 12-year, $325 million deal in December, was taken out of the game after just one inning.
Shohei Ohtani notched two hits in his Dodgers debut on Wednesday in Seoul.
Mar 20, 2024
Dodgers begin Ohtani era with win over Padres in Seoul
Ohtani notched a pair of hits in the win, including a single off of compatriot Yu Darvish.
Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on Sunday ahead of the MLB opening series between the Dodgers and Padres.
Mar 20, 2024
No explosives found at Seoul stadium after bomb threat against Ohtani
Authorities did not find anything at the venue after special investigators searched the premises in the morning.
Los Angeles Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani arrives at Incheon International Airport in South Korea ahead of the MLB's Seoul Series, on Friday.
Mar 19, 2024
All eyes on Ohtani on eve of MLB's Seoul Series
The Dodgers star touched down in South Korea to a welcome worthy of a K-pop act
Many empty seats are seen during an exhibition baseball game between the San Diego Padres and South Korea's LG Twins on Monday at Seoul's Gocheok Sky Dome.
Mar 19, 2024
MLB exhibition attendance in Seoul remains low
On Monday, only 6,815 fans turned out for the Padres-LG Twins day game.
Fans cheer during a friendly match between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Kiwoon Heroes ahead of the Major League Baseball Seoul Series in Seoul on Sunday.
Mar 18, 2024
MLB brings Shohei Ohtani, season openers and big dreams to Seoul
With a set of stars from the region, 2024 is turning out to be baseball’s moment in Asia.
The Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani bats during an exhibition match against the Kiwoom Heroes ahead of the MLB Seoul Series, in Seoul on Sunday.
Mar 18, 2024
Dodgers trounce South Korea's Kiwoom as Ohtani strikes out twice
Ohtani, batting second as the designated hitter, was pulled for a pinch-hitter in the fourth inning.
Dylan Cease pitches for the White Sox in Chicago on Sept. 29, 2023.
Mar 14, 2024
Reports: White Sox trade Dylan Cease to Padres
The Chicago White Sox traded right-hander Dylan Cease to the San Diego Padres for four players, according to multiple reports on Wednesday night.
San Diego Padres starting pitcher Yu Darvish watches game action against the Chicago Cubs in Peoria, Arizona, on March 4.
Mar 12, 2024
Darvish to start on Opening Day, Yamamoto to start Game 2 in Seoul
Yu Darvish and Shohei Ohtani are set for their first career meeting in Game 1 on March 20.
Padres starter Yu Darvish throws during a spring training workout in Peoria, Arizona, on Feb. 13.
Feb 24, 2024
Padres star pitcher Darvish aims to be ready for series in Seoul
The 37-year-old threw 32 pitches in a simulated inning on Friday and wants to take the mound when the Padres play the Dodgers in South Korea next month.
Shohei Ohtani is expected make his regular-season debut with the Dodgers in Seoul on March 20.
Feb 16, 2024
Seoul mayor hopes interest in Shohei Ohtani and MLB brings more games to South Korea
The Seoul Series will be a chance for South Korea and MLB to work together to revive professional baseball’s popularity in the nation.
A Japan Airlines passenger aircraft at Haneda Airport in Tokyo
Feb 14, 2024
JAL plane crossed runway stop line at U.S. airport
The aircraft crossed the stop line in front of the runway at San Diego International Airport just after noon on Feb. 6.
San Diego Padres pitcher Yu Darvish fields a ground ball during spring training workouts in Peoria, Arizona, on Monday.
Feb 13, 2024
Darvish says rivalry with Ohtani's Dodgers is growing
The Padres and Dodgers are scheduled to face each other on Feb. 22 in the first spring training game for both teams.
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani recently signed for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who will play the San Diego Padres in South Korea in March.
Jan 16, 2024
Dodgers' opening series tickets to go on sale in South Korea
South Korean streaming service Coupang Play is the exclusive streaming platform for the March 20 and 21 games in Seoul.
Yuki Matsui said the presence of Yu Darvish was a big factor in his decision to join the Padres.
Jan 10, 2024
Matsui says Darvish was a big factor in Padres choice
At a news conference, Matsui also vowed to help his team beat Shohei Ohtani's Los Angeles Dodgers in the race for the National League West title.
The Eagles' first-round draft pick ahead of the 2014 season, Yuki Matsui led the PL in saves for the third time this year.
Dec 24, 2023
Reliever Yuki Matsui signs 5-year deal with Padres
The 28-year-old has recorded 236 saves with a 2.40 ERA in 10 seasons, all with the Eagles in the Pacific League.


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