Swallows hire Shingo Takatsu as new manager

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 1, 2019

Swallows hire Shingo Takatsu as new manager

The Tokyo Yakult Swallows promoted Shingo Takatsu from farm manager to replace Junji Ogawa as the top team manager on Tuesday. The 50-year-old former pitcher, who had been managing the Swallows' Eastern League farm team since 2017, saved 286 games over his career in Japan, ...