Baseball

Ohtani's electrifying start to MLB career a big hit in Japan

Apr 14, 2018

Ohtani's electrifying start to MLB career a big hit in Japan where his games are shown live in the morning by national broadcaster NHK

Japanese baseball fans thrilled with Ohtani's strong start

Apr 5, 2018

Shohei Ohtani's electrifying start with the Los Angeles Angels certainly sent a jolt of excitement through his fans back home in Japan

Japan's former MLB stars looking to make it back home

Mar 29, 2018

Matsuzaka and Uehara are among several former MLB stars looking to resurrect their careers in Nippon Professional Baseball this season

Former MLB infielder Munenori Kawasaki set to retire

Mar 26, 2018

Former major league infielder Munenori Kawasaki released by his Japanese team, says he's likely to retire

Former Red Sox closer Uehara signs with Yomiuri Giants

Mar 9, 2018

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Koji Uehara has returned to the Yomiuri Giants, his former team

Ex-Japanese baseball player Kimura aims for cricket career

Jan 28, 2018

Shogo Kimura is aiming to become the first player from Japanese professional baseball to make the transition to the top ranks of international cricket

Ohtani bids farewell to Japan fans ahead of Angels adventure

Dec 26, 2017

Ohtani bids farewell to fans of former Japanese club as he sets off to join Angels

Ichiro Suzuki hopes to remain in Major League Baseball

Dec 24, 2017

Ichiro Suzuki still hasn't given up hope of remaining in Major League Baseball

Shohei Otani to have surgery on right ankle on Thursday

Oct 11, 2017

Shohei Otani will have right ankle surgery on Thursday

Japanese slugger Kotaro Kiyomiya elects to turn professional

Sep 22, 2017

Japanese high school baseball standout Kotaro Kiyomiya said on Friday he has decided to turn pro rather than attend university

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