Led by Olympians Yamada and Murakami, Yakult is looking for its first Japan Series championship since 2001.
The win ensures Samurai Japan will win its first Olympic medal in baseball since the 2004 Athens Games.
Sakamoto's sayonara single caps a dramatic comeback as the hosts win the first game of the baseball tournament.
Luis Guil’s father and uncles have worked as airplane pilots in his native Spain. Perhaps, then, it’s not outrageous to suggest that there was...