Junpei Takahashi Retires from Active Duty and Future Plans with Softbank: A Baseball Career Story

2023-11-30 19:00:50 It is expected that he will work as a team employee for Softbank in the future. It was announced on November 30th that pitcher Junpei Takahashi, who was notified by Softbank that he was not eligible for active duty during this off-season, has decided to retire from active duty. Jun Takahashi, who was … Read more

Japan Professional Baseball Organization Lawson Ticket Speed-Up Award Winners and Criteria

2023-11-30 04:07:14 The Japan Professional Baseball Organization has decided to award the “Lawson Ticket Speed-up Award”, which will be given to players and teams who speedily advance their games to make the game more comfortable and attractive, as a commissioner’s award. This is the 8th consecutive year that Lawson Entertainment Co., Ltd. has sponsored this … Read more

2024 Lotte Makoto Kosaka Infield Defense and Base Running Coaching Staff Announced

2023-11-29 04:13:15 Lotte Makoto Kosaka 1st team infield defense and base running coach[Photo: Yasushi Kobayashi] Naoya Emura and Ryo Miki, who retired as of this season, will also be appointed. Lotte announced its 2024 coaching staff on the 29th. Makoto Kosaka, the first-team infield defense and baserunning coach, was reassigned to defensive coordinator due to … Read more

Orix Players Yuma Tongu and Soichiro Yamazaki at Third Uniform Presentation: “It’s Really Cool”

2023-11-26 07:06:00 Orix players Yuma Tongu (left) and Soichiro Yamazaki appeared at the third uniform presentation[Photo: Kengo Hashimoto] Tongu: “It’s really cool.” Orix’s fan appreciation event “Bs Fan-Festa 2023 supported by DmMix” was held at Kyocera Dome on the 26th, and the third uniform to be worn next season was announced. [PR]Watch NPB official games … Read more

Yamamoto’s Transfer to Major Leagues: Mets Struggle to Acquire Pitcher

2023-11-11 00:04:30 Martino: “The Mets will have a harder time recruiting than the Yankees” Pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto, who aims to transfer from Orix to the major leagues using the posting system, is expected to be in a hotly contested contract, with US media predicting a contract worth 200 million dollars (approximately 30.2 billion yen). But … Read more

Seibu’s Katsunori Hirai and Lotte’s Tatsuhiro Tamura Declare Free Agency: Hirai on Hold, Tamura Announces Stay

2023-11-09 12:02:53 Seibu’s Katsunori Hirai and Lotte’s Tatsuhiro Tamura declare free agency…Hirai is on hold, Tamura announces he will remain The period in which players can exercise their free agent rights begins on the 6th, and many players are starting to make moves. On the 9th, Seibu’s pitcher Katsunori Hirai and Lotte’s catcher Tatsuhiro Tamura … Read more