The BayStars' 5-3 win over the Hanshin Tigers also means the Yomiuri Giants are eliminated from postseason contention for the second year in a row.
Veteran right-hander Trevor Bauer was having a fine season before leaving the mound on August 30 with discomfort in his right leg. His return is uncertain.
Shota Morishita slugged his first NPB home run against the Swallows on July 9, then the 23-year-old smacked another dramatic blast in a win over the...
A consistently good hitter since making his NPB debut in 2013, Toshiro Miyazaki leads the Central League with a .362 batting average.
After two rough outings, the Yokohama DeNA BayStars sent veteran pitcher Trevor Bauer down to their Eastern League farm team to work on his game.
Fueled by seven straight wins to end April, the BayStars (18-8) have been bolstered by the arrival of 2020 NL Cy Young Award winner Trevor Bauer.
Scattering seven hits over seven innings, 2020 NL Cy Young Award winner Trevor Bauer plays a starring role in Yokohama's 4-1 win over the Hiroshima Carp.
The 2020 National League Cy Young Award winner is a valuable asset for the BayStars, but his signing comes with a price for the NPB team.
Trevor Bauer, who was suspended by Major League Baseball in 2022 after a domestic violence investigation, won 10 or more games each season from 2015-19.
The red-hot BayStars languished in the bottom half of the standings for most of the season before making a big turnaround.
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.