Led by slugger Munetaka Murakami, closer Scott McGough, overall pitching depth and strong managerial leadership, Yakult won its second straight pennant.
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.
Due to never-ending information overload, it’s easy to forget the baseball and tennis superstars’ impressive accomplishments 20 years ago.
"I was thinking of hitting four straight. Last night, I dreamed I hit a home run, so I went to the plate thinking it might happen.”...
The 29-year-old outfielder is having the best all-around season of his career for the reigning Japan Series champions.
The 22-year-old native of Kumamoto is hitting home runs at a record pace.
He was an MLB trailblazer, and the San Francisco Giants held a unique event three decades later in 1995 to honor the modest giant. Here’s the...
The 34-year-old outfielder struggled in the major leagues but will be a welcome addition to Hiroshima’s batting order.
The reigning Sawamura Award winner became the fourth NPB pitcher to accomplish the special feat this season.
How did all of NPB’s teams perform during the recent interleague period? Here’s an analysis of what took place on the field.
The 28-year-old veteran struck out nine batters and issued only one walk.
Insights on Roki Sasaki’s rising fame, other young stars to keep an eye on, Yoshihisa Hirano’s brilliant career as a closer, and much more.