All posts tagged "Kazuma Okamoto"
Baseball/ 4 days ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Samurai Japan Excellence in WBC a Catalyst for Baseball's Global Growth
With a 7-0 record in the WBC, Samurai Japan, led by manager Hideki Kuriyama, featured quality hitting and pitching along with...
Baseball/ 6 days ago
Japan Dethrones US, Captures Third World Baseball Classic Title
Angels superstar Shohei Ohtani is named World Baseball Classic MVP after an all-around performance that included two wins, a save and...
Baseball/ 7 days ago
Samurai Japan Advances to WBC Final in Dramatic Fashion
NPB star Munetaka Murakami delivers a walk-off double in the ninth inning against Mexico, sending Japan to the WBC title game...
Baseball/ 1 week ago
Japan to Face Upstart Mexico in World Baseball Classic Semifinal Showdown
Hard-throwing youngster Roki Sasaki is scheduled to start the game for Samurai Japan, which needs a win to advance to the...
Baseball/ 2 weeks ago
Murakami, Okamoto Spark Japan Over Italy and Into WBC Semifinals
The two NPB stars broke out of slumps to give Japan plenty of offense as the team heads to Miami with...
Baseball/ 3 weeks ago
Shohei Ohtani Shines as Japan Opens WBC with a Hard-Fought Win over China
The two-way star was impressive both on the mound and at the plate in Japan's rout of China in the WBC...
Baseball/ 7 months ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Baywatch: Yokohama Extends Home Winning Streak to 15 Games
The red-hot BayStars languished in the bottom half of the standings for most of the season before making a big turnaround.
Baseball/ 9 months ago
Slugger Munetaka Murakami Is in a Zone for High-Flying Yakult Swallows
The 22-year-old native of Kumamoto is hitting home runs at a record pace.
Baseball/ 10 months ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Giants Rough Up Roki Sasaki in Marquee Interleague Showdown
The 20-year-old phenom struggled with his control en route to his first loss of the season.
Baseball/ 10 months ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Junya Nishi Showing Potential of Becoming a Two-Way Star
The Hanshin Tigers pitcher excelled on the mound and at the plate in a recent big win over the Tokyo Yakult...
Baseball/ 11 months ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Former Major Leaguer Freddy Galvis Struggles to Find His Rhythm in Japan
The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks are hoping the veteran infielder can get back into the swing of things down on the farm.
Baseball/ 1 year ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Masahiro Tanaka Aims for a Stronger Overall Performance in 2022
"I've done all I can in terms of preparation," Tanaka said of the upcoming season.