Led by slugger Munetaka Murakami, closer Scott McGough, overall pitching depth and strong managerial leadership, Yakult won its second straight pennant.
The Swallows cleanup hitter, at the tender age of 22, matches legendary slugger Sadaharu Oh and sets his sights on the single-season home run record.
The San Diego Padres hurler, now in his 17th pro season, joined Hideo Nomo as the only pitchers to amass 3,000 combined strikeouts in NPB and...
The 86-year-old remained in the medical facility the day after being admitted. His condition was not life-threatening, a Yomiuri Giants official said.
Japan’s most popular professional baseball team is in a malaise that has seen it drop as low as fifth in the Central League standings.
The Angels superstar became the first player in Major League Baseball history with 30 or more homers and 10 or more wins in the same season.
Ponce, a former Pittsburgh Pirates player, became the Pacific League franchise’s first pitcher to throw a no-no since Yukihiro Nishizaki in 1995.
The Miyagi Prefecture school is the first from Tohoku to win the prestigious tournament.
The red-hot BayStars languished in the bottom half of the standings for most of the season before making a big turnaround.
Possessing an insider’s knowledge of the Angels and Ohtani, Fletcher also presents an authoritative summary of the Japanese star’s career to date.
The Texas Rangers right-hander allowed three runs in 5⅔ innings against the AL West rival Oakland A’s.
“If two-way players were to become commonplace, I think my stats would be pretty normal,” says the MLB superstar modestly as he continues challenging himself.