All posts tagged "Kodai Senga"
Features/ 3 weeks ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Spears Capture Japan Rugby League One Title
In the 69th minute of the Japan Rugby League One final, Haruto Kida scored a go-ahead try for the Kubota Spears...
Features/ 2 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Shohei Ohtani Showing He's One of MLB's Best Pitchers
In five starts this season, Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani has silenced opposing batters. He has a 0.64 ERA, best among MLB's...
Features/ 2 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Wakatakakage Has Knee Surgery and Could Be Sidelined For Up to a Year
Injured during March's Spring Basho in Osaka, sekiwake Wakatakakage needs a minimum of six months to rest and recuperate from surgery,...
Baseball/ 2 months ago
Mets Pitcher Kodai Senga Triumphs in MLB Debut
Kodai Senga, a former Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks star, lived up to the hype with eight strikeouts in his first regular-season game...
Features/ 3 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Kosuke Kitajima to be Inducted into International Swimming Hall of Fame in September
A four-time Olympic gold medalist, Kosuke Kitajima became the first swimmer to claim the breaststroke golden double in consecutive Summer Games.
Baseball/ 4 months ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Japan's Star-Studded Roster Set for World Baseball Classic
The two-time champions look to win back the World Baseball Classic title with some of the world's best players from NPB...
Baseball/ 5 months ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Samurai Japan Assembling A Dream Team for the World Baseball Classic
With manager Hideki Kuriyama gearing up for March, the two-time World Baseball Classic champion has an embarrassment of riches as it...
Features/ 6 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Veteran Hurler Chihiro Kaneko Announces Retirement
Chihiro Kaneko, who led the Pacific League in wins in 2010 and 2014, is set to begin his coaching career with...
Baseball/ 6 months ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Kodai Senga Joins NY Mets, Raising Expectations for Team in 2023
After making his NPB debut in 2012 with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, Kodai Senga became one of Japan's best starting pitchers....
Baseball/ 8 months ago
SoftBank Hawks Ace Kodai Senga to Pursue Career in MLB
After waiting for years, the hard-throwing right-hander, who has an 87-44 career record, is eligible to make a move to MLB...
Baseball/ 2 years ago
Japan Will Have Plenty of Options on the Mound as it Bids for First Gold Medal
~~ If you believe the old adage that good pitching beats good hitting, Japan should be well positioned to win its...