All posts tagged "Scott McGough"
Features/ 6 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Judo Great Shohei Ono Appears Ready to Begin Next Chapter of Career
Mostly inactive since the Tokyo Olympics in July 2021, Shohei Ono is reportedly on the verge of beginning preparations next year...
Baseball/ 6 months ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] 'Murakami-sama' Honored for Creating Buzz in Japanese Baseball
NPB Triple Crown winner Munetaka Murakami's nickname ー "Murakami-sama" ー was selected as Japan's top buzzword for 2022.
Baseball/ 7 months ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Two Games Turned the Tide for Orix Buffaloes in Japan Series
The 2022 Japan Series champions seized momentum with back-to-back victories at Kyocera Dome in Games 4 and 5, recovering from two...
Masataka Yoshida the Hero as Orix Rallies in Ninth for Game 5 Win over Yakult
Yoshida connected for a two-run sayonara homer off Scott McGough to send the Japan Series back to Tokyo all tied up....
Osuna, Shiomi Lead Yakult to Win over Orix in Game 1 of Japan Series
In a rematch of last year’s NPB championship series, the Swallows got clutch hitting and a solid start from Yasuhiro Ogawa.
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Swallows and Buffaloes Set for Sequel to 2021 Japan Series
Tokyo Yakult, led by Triple Crown winner Munetaka Murakami, is favored to repeat as NPB champion but Orix is peaking at...
Baseball/ 9 months ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Title-Chasing Swallows Show Last Season's Success Was No Fluke
Led by slugger Munetaka Murakami, closer Scott McGough, overall pitching depth and strong managerial leadership, Yakult won its second straight pennant.
[ODDS and EVENS] Japan Series: Refreshing Drama from Yakult Swallows and Orix Buffaloes from Start to Finish
From losers in 2020 to winners in 2021, both teams exhibited mental toughness and confidence in their abilities and performed at...
Swallows cap remarkable turnaround with Japan Series victory over Buffaloes
Pinch hitter Shingo Kawabata delivers the key hit for Yakult in the 12th inning.
Adam Jones Delivers Winning Shot as Orix Lives to See Another Day in Japan Series
The former major leaguer connected for a clutch solo homer that sends the series back to Kansai.
Swallows Edge Buffaloes, Take Commanding 3-1 Lead in Japan Series
Yakult wins its third straight game as 41-year-old starter Masanori Ishikawa makes the most of his second trip to the Japanese...
Domingo Santana the Hero as Yakult takes 2-1 lead in Japan Series with 5-4 win over Orix
The former major leaguer connected for a two-run blast in the seventh to give his team the lead for good.