Baseball Feb 20, 2016

Maru replaces injured Kajitani for Samurai Japan exhibition games

Hiroshima Carp center fielder Yoshihiro Maru has been summoned to play for the national team in March's international exhibitions against Taiwan, NPB Enterprises announced Saturday. Maru, who had been a fixture on Samurai Japan manager Hiroki Kokubo's team, will take the place of Yokohama BayStars ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Feb 18, 2016

Injured Kajitani won't play against Taiwan

Yokohama BayStars outfielder Takayuki Kajitani has pulled out of Japan's two-game series against Taiwan in March due to an injury, NPB Enterprises announced Thursday. Kajitani, who on Monday was called up for national team duty for the first time since November 2013, suffered an injury ...