Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 6, 2016

Tamura garners first monthly MVP honor

Chiba Lotte Marines catcher Tatsuhiro Tamura was named the Pacific League's position player of the month for June on Wednesday, when Nippon Professional Baseball's monthly honor roll was announced. The 22-year-old Tamura joins Tetsuto Yamada of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows, who won his fifth ...

Tamura helps Marines thump Lions

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jun 26, 2016

Tamura helps Marines thump Lions

Catcher Tatsuhiro Tamura had four hits and three RBIs to help power the Chiba Lotte Marines to a 10-4 thumping of the Seibu Lions in the Pacific League on Sunday afternoon. Tamura doubled, homered and added a late RBI single, and Jason Standridge (5-5) pitched ...