Baseball / Japanese Baseball Dec 6, 2017

Tomoaki Kanemoto to return as Hanshin manager

The Hanshin Tigers have renewed the contract of manager Tomoaki Kanemoto, who was in the final year of a two-year deal, the director of the Central League ballclub said Wednesday. According to sources close to the team, the Tigers likely agreed on a multi-year contract ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 17, 2015

Kanemoto OKs offer to become Tigers' manager

Former Hanshin Tigers star Tomoaki Kanemoto has agreed to take over as the Tigers' manager for next season, the Central League club said on Saturday. The 47-year-old Kanemoto was viewed as the popular choice to take the job after the club announced on Sept. 30 ...