All posts tagged "Yuki Yanagita"
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.
Features/ 10 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Hakuho Begins Next Chapter of Sumo Life
The all-time great wrestler takes over as the Miyagino stablemaster, replacing his mentor, who is retiring at age 65.
Baseball/ 11 months ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Ageless Pitcher Masanori Ishikawa Showing No Signs of Slowing Down
The 42-year-old lefty continues to impress for the high-flying Swallows.
Baseball/ 12 months ago
NPB Interleague Report Card: Grading All 12 Teams
How did all of NPB’s teams perform during the recent interleague period? Here’s an analysis of what took place on the...
Features/ 1 year ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Munetaka Murakami, Yoshinobu Yamamoto Named NPB MVPs
The Swallows third baseman and Buffaloes hurler received top vote totals in the Central League and Pacific League, respectively.
Olympics and Paralympics/ 2 years ago
BASEBALL | Takuya Kai's Clutch Hit Sends Japan to Semifinals Against South Korea
Ryoji Kuribayashi holds the U.S. in the 10th to pick up the win.
Baseball/ 2 years ago
BASEBALL | Hayato Sakamoto The Hero as Japan Rallies to Beat Dominican Republic 4-3
Sakamoto's sayonara single caps a dramatic comeback as the hosts win the first game of the baseball tournament.