Shun Yamaguchi,  Blue Jays  finalize two-year deal

Baseball / MLB Dec 28, 2019

Shun Yamaguchi, Blue Jays finalize two-year deal

Pitcher Shun Yamaguchi has signed a deal with the Toronto Blue Jays, the team said on its official website on Friday. The 32-year-old right-hander was the first-ever player posted to the majors by the Yomiuri Giants when the NPB team made him available for negotiation ...

Canada edges Japan in exhibition series opener

Baseball Nov 1, 2019

Canada edges Japan in exhibition series opener

Canada drew first blood in a two-game exhibition series against Japan on Thursday, jumping on starter Shun Yamaguchi for an early lead before holding on for a 6-5 victory. Canadian starter Phillippe Aumont got the win in the series opener at Okinawa Cellular Stadium after ...

Yamaguchi pitches Giants past BayStars

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 21, 2019

Yamaguchi pitches Giants past BayStars

Shun Yamaguchi pitched into the seventh inning at his old stomping grounds as the Yomiuri Giants beat the Yokohama BayStars 9-4 to lower their magic number to clinch the Central League pennant to two on Friday. "The guys worked hard to get me runs, starting ...