The lone grand champion shrugged off injury concerns and was unbeatable in the second half of the 15-day meet.
The Hanshin Tigers pitcher excelled on the mound and at the plate in a recent big win over the Tokyo Yakult Swallows.
Five lower-ranked wrestlers share the lead while Terunofuji is in a large group one win back.
The 31-year-old veteran tossed a no-hitter with only two walks issued.
The lone grand champion is looking to bounce back from injuries in the Summer Basho.
The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks are hoping the veteran infielder can get back into the swing of things down on the farm.
If healthy, the lone yokozuna will be the man to beat, but Mitakeumi and Wakatakakage seek to challenge.
The 21-year-old Tsunoda is showing signs he may be in for bigger things in his second F1 season.
Not nearly as sharp as he was in his previous two appearances, the Marines ace was tagged for two runs in a 6-3 win over the...
Tigers slugger Teruaki Sato, Giants rookie closer Taisei Ota and Marines catcher Ko Matsukawa are shining for their respective teams.
Manager Tadahito Iguchi decided to limit the young right-hander to eight innings, citing the desire to rest the 20-year-old’s arm.
The high school standout has yet to replicate his prodigious power numbers at the pro level.