Japan postseason outlook

Baseball in Japan will finish its regular season next week and here are a few notes I came up with on twitter so I though I might compile them here as well. Continue reading


The Legend returns – Randy Bass throws out first pitch at Koshien

Randy Bass came back to Koshien Stadium to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the game against the Swallows on Friday. Continue reading

Hanshin Tigers off to a nice start

Just like with the Mets I don’t really have any expectations for the Hanshin Tigers this season. As far as I can see they don’t have the pieces to make a run at the championship. Still, just like the Mets they have players I really look forward to seeing them perform. And with the first game of the season in the books it looks like they got things going. For now. Continue reading